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Brunel's SS Great Britain

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Step back in time when you board Brunelโ€™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...more
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Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
+44 117 926 0680
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All reviews dry dock ss great britain great ship falkland islands sounds and smells brunel museum engine room the galley dining room all ages maritime history great attraction piece of history interesting visit few hours well worth the visit couple of hours
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The SS Great Britain is a great day out for both young and old. Definitely recommend it. The Brunel museum is a welcome addition.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jewils
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In very little words; FANTASTIC WELL WORTH IT GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY ( tickets valid for a year) EXTREMELY INTERESTING GREAT STAFF AND ACTORS and ATMOSPHERE. What a credit to the organisation who have developed and created the whole area within SS Great Britain including...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Adrian C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with the wife and child and found it a very interesting place. The ticket is expensive but lasts for a year. The new addition of being Brunel is very well done. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank whiterabbit316
Reviewed yesterday

This a fantastic piece of naval history. However the authority that runs this place has put up barriers so that it is not visible from anywhere but a inside their "pay to get to" compound. I find this very disappointing that as a family we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Shaun30000
Reviewed yesterday

Came here on recommendation from a work colleague and was not disappointed. This was one of the best visitor attractions I have been to in a long while. The staff were friendly and welcoming all the way through. The displays in the ship very well...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So we found ourselves in Bristol with a weekend to kill, so went for a walk along the docks. We hadn't intended to visit the SS Great Britain, although It was something I'd always wanted to see, the entrance price put me off. However after...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mzdave
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing place to visit with family and friends . It is our unique history . People must have to visit it.

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to the SS Great Britain yesterday with friends and I must say it was amazing! The museum was great for adults and kids, itโ€™s very interactive and you can look at the people who where on the boat. There is a place called...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 35katherineh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking around there's plenty to see, read and learn about but at ยฃ17 per adult it felt expensive. Interesting though.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kennydoll
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must when in Bristol! Every crew member we met was so friendly and knowledgable, the ship is stunning and there is lots to keep people of all ages interested, from interactive exhibits and activities to talks in the 1st class saloon!

Date of experience: April 2019
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November 6, 2018|
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Response from harveyKent | Reviewed this property |
Yes if well supervised. Decks can be slippery when wet. A nice day out.
November 6, 2018|
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's suitable for all ages. Your 3 year old will find lots of interesting things to look at, smell and hear.
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October 26, 2018|
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Response from Andy H | Reviewed this property |
Well without knowing your mother's age ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ™ˆ, I would suggest if she is reasonably fit, ie could she touch her toes, she should be fine. Looks like one at a time, but it's in two stages. Up the rigging to a crows nest, then... More