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Brunel's SS Great Britain

Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
+44 117 926 0680
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Step back in time when you board Brunel’s SS Great Britain. Discover the true stories behind the ship that changed the world. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend under water below the glass ‘sea’ to touch the world’s first great ocean liner.
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Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What to say The Great Britain steam and sail ship. Magnificent The visitor centre and staff are all very knowledgeable and helpful The ship itself takes you back in time to another era FANTASTIC

Thank JohnCasey29
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with family that lives near Bristol. Really great time. Loved the displays and the docents were really enthusiastic. Took so many pictures and lots to see and touch. There’s a recorded message every time you open the toilet door.

Thank melemike
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A fantastic and well laid out museum being able to go from the underside in the dry dock through the ship and even up a mast. All members of staff we spoke to were very knowledgeable and the displays set out the history in a...More

Thank Graham W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to visit the new Brunel museum in truth, but the SS Great Britain exhibit was just outstanding. The way she was fitted out to show off each of her "many lives", was just amazing and thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Late-Starter-7
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent family day out. Lots of things to see and do on the ship. A really well set up facility and the kids had a great time. I really like the 12 month pass you get with your entry ticket too. Will bring other families...More

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The SS Great Britain is an amazing presentation of the history of ships, and its longevity is a tribute to Brunel. I previously visited the ship many years back, not long after it was brought back from the Falklands to the original dock in Bristol...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a marvelous piece of history. Plenty to experience, the dry dock is excellent. Be wary, for preservation purposes it's humid. Definitely worth a visit, words can't give the full picture

Thank James R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A really good day out .with lots of opportunities to learn tings about Brunel for all ages the gift shop was reasonably priced and cafe was very good a really good experience for all ages

Thank Philip W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A really good place to visit as part of a full day's outing to this vibrant and very interesting City. The historic ship has been saved from complete decay, and is now displayed in dry dock (but presented at though floating on water, with access...More

Thank 1tguide
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been here many times with friends, family and cousins from America!! Everyone has really enjoyed this fun and educational day out every time we visited and I would not hesitate to go again!

Thank Alysia_Hurst
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Richard H
21 February 2018|
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Response from KentishTravellers | Reviewed this property |
I ahould contact them directly...
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sianowenjones
9 January 2018|
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Response from ExpertJules | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and you can also get a small ferry across the water from the Harbourside, where you will fine some nice places to eat and get a drink.
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Nicky J
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Response from Pam R | Reviewed this property |
We went with a buggy and wheelchair it was incredibly accessible. There are lifts to every section of the ship and we couldn’t quite believe that our whole party wheels included could get around so easily. There is even... More
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