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Brunel's ss Great Britain

Great Western Dockyard | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
0117 926 0680
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Ranked #1 of 137 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships, Museums
Owner description: 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,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Nottingham
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Yes, it is a well organised attraction.The whole experience is very informative and interesting. I enjoyed the museum part at the beginning before getting on the ship. So much information and it sets you up for the on board visit. You are made to realise how great an achievement the ship is and what the people that travelled it sacrificed... More

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sheringham
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33 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Even if you have little interest in ships, you can't fail to be captivated by this superb tourist attraction. Everything on site is perfectly presented and arranged and the ship itself really makes you appreciate Brunel himself. Also perfect for young children.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

visited here with my children and they loved going around all the different parts of the ship. Very enjoyable and interesting!

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grays essex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

What vision I.K.B. was a truly remarkable man to actually see ss gt britain and go in the museum makes you realise how remarkable he was makes you want to see the suspension bridge and think how on earth did he do it

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

A couple of years since my last visit, but well worth it. Now one can walk underneath the hull in the dry dock. One cam also climb the rigging if you have the time and the nerve.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Fascinating and important history together with sympathetic restoration, superb reconstruction and an excellent museum make this an outstanding visit. It was very much enjoyed by those aged from 4 to 70.

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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Fabulous renovation of this trend setting design of Brunel. I saw the shop arrive in Bristol on a barge when I was kid.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Plenty to do and see here for our four and five year olds. Good value for money and definitely worth a visit.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Whilst visiting friends in Bristol I was told that I should definitely go and see Brunel's ss Great Britain. What a great visit it was! The whole ship and its various stages through history are very well presented. The display is informative and interactive for all ages. You could easily spend a couple of hours there without getting bored. Well... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

what a fantastic place to go to understand the true spirit of British history - should avoid summer holidays with the amount of tourists personally but is worth a visit

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