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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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A Great Family Day Out

Visiting in the school summer holidays to this attraction brings added benefits. Actors take part in old costumes e.g.. Isambard Kingdom Brunel amongst many others; ideal to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
Gordon W
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Visiting in the school summer holidays to this attraction brings added benefits. Actors take part in old costumes e.g.. Isambard Kingdom Brunel amongst many others; ideal to gather further knowledge and have photo opportunities. One can spend 2/3 hours at this attraction seeing, hearing and even smelling what life was like so many years ago.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The way they displayed the ship like he is in the water and then you can go under to see the ship bottom is simply genius.

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Thank Norm_traveler
Yeovil
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautifully restored! Amazing journey in and around the ship seeing what it was like back in her heyday! Great for families or couples. Lots of learning and amazing historic pieces and facts.

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Thank Susie P
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic day out with my family. Easy to find on the south side of Bristol,well signposted. Ship and exhibition is very interesting for most ages. Now have a years ticket so can revisit at no cost.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have often heard of the SS Great Britain but have never had any reason to visit (ie because of any love of ships etc) - however, friends had booked out the whole ship for their wedding and we were invited to attend the evening party on board and went along without really knowing what to expect. First of all,... More 

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely amazing! Fantastic exhibit much improved since my first visit 20-25 years ago . Well worth the ticket price

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Thank Jackie A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Purchased our tickets online and arrived early so no queues and got to walk around without lots of people being there. Very informative and friendly staff. Very well laid out, lots and lots of information and interesting things to see and do for the whole family. Even our 11 year old twin boys were engaged by the visit. The family... More 

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Thank Karen J
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This proved an expensive 20 minutes ! That was the length of time I managed to engage my grandson in this venue.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent afternoon spent on this ship. Very interesting tour....well worth a visit. Authentic smells and sound effects.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a fantastic visit this was. So interesting. Not too crowded although weekend. Weather was a bonus although most of it is inside.

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