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Brunel's ss Great Britain

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Address: Great Western Dockyard | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
Phone Number: +44 117 926 0680
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Step back in time when you board Brunel’s ss Great Britain. Discover the...

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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Excellent guided tour

Very interesting visit of this monumental piece of history, all well restored, with a passionate guide. Quite an adventure to imagine how immigrants were travelling on the ship... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Brussels
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Brussels
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15 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Very interesting visit of this monumental piece of history, all well restored, with a passionate guide. Quite an adventure to imagine how immigrants were travelling on the ship for months at a time.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

It was walking back in time great preservation of history. My son asked a thousand questions which made me google more at home I learned few things from my sons curiosity. The ship was well kept very original. Proud to be British

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

A fabulous, moving venue. I last visited SS Great Britain almost 40 years ago. How things have moved on - on so much of a good way I can hardly describe. The whole thing is displayed with such care and authenticity I felt proud. I will not describe the visit in more detail other than to say that if you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited recently for the first time and had a great visit. The museum is fantastic and had a great mixture of displays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited with our three year old granddaughter who was amazed at the size of the boat . She loved the smells of the horses although thought the manicans a bit scary . She loved the museum and collecting the stamps .Will return when she is slightly older. Great cafe with fabulous views of the river .

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my 7 year old Grandson here as he was doing the SS Great Britain as part of his school work project.The weekend that we went , they had various actors in and around the boat , including Mr Brunel , which my Grandson thought was so cool , ( yes he had to get a selfie with him !... More 

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Thank AironetBoy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Attached to the SS GT Britain with good parking makes it great in every respect. It's location in right on the harbour wall has ferry outside for exploring the harbour

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Woking
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love visiting the SS Great Britain. I think I might have been in Bristol to watch her return to Bristol in 1970 when I was a kid, but I might just be remembering what I saw on television that evening. The story is so fantastic that you have to visit her (I have been to the Falkland Islands and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently visited this museum and would highly recommend it. Well done! Interesting, inviting and rich history. The scents...both good and bad....really added a new touch to a museum visit. Very interesting!

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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed an informative visit here - we spent about 3 hours as were aware of the impending closing time, but could have spent longer. Very friendly and helpful staff. Audio guide included which was great, though mine seemed to have a bit of a life of its own and started automatically playing things from time to time! An incredible story... More 

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