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Address: Great Western Dockyard | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
Phone Number: 0117 926 0680
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Description: 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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Great display of a Historical Ship

The overall display was 1st class, you could spend a couple of hours doing everything. Interesting the history of the ship, and excellent dry dock. Recommend to everyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Harleston, United Kingdom
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Harleston, United Kingdom
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287 reviews 287 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The overall display was 1st class, you could spend a couple of hours doing everything. Interesting the history of the ship, and excellent dry dock. Recommend to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The sights, sounds, and smells make this a brilliant presentation of the life and times of an impressive ship in its time. A memorable visit. Well worth the diversion from our destination.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Very interesting visit. Well set out with interest for all ages. The under water section of the ship for the more engineering minded, the dressing up for the children, the interior décor of the ship for others. Very good.

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

History on a plate - excellent layout and easy to ‘navigate‘ ! Loved viewing the ship from underneath.

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This was an ace afternoon, the staff were really friendly and enthusiastic, the ship was amazing and well worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Had a brilliant day out on the SS Great Britain, amazing ship so interesting. Will be back for another visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Living in Bristol and have never made the effort to come here! Family visiting so thought we should make the effort. Absolutely brilliant, I cant think of a single negative point. A must do in Bristol

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited the ss Great Britain for a family wedding and we were highly impressed the whole experience. The food was beyond any 5★ resturant and the tour of the ship was very good. Easy access on board the ship for everyone though high heels are not reccommended on some of the mesh type floors. Easy carparking next to the venue... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

If you love adventure, maritime history, and sheer bold imagination then Brunel's ss Great Britain is a must see. Beautifully presented, the ss Great Britain is a time machine that will leave you in awe. Great for young and old, with plenty of action, smells, sounds and effects, but all tastefully executed. Also I have to give the staff and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This thing is great. It costs 15 pounds and the ticket lasts for the whole year so you can actualy return there for free. This is the first ship that went across the ocean and made it whole. They completly restored it and added real size figurines on it so you can actualy see how it was for the people... More 

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