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Brunel's SS Great Britain

Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
+44 117 926 0680
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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 Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry Road | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
+44 117 926 0680
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great place to visit with friends and family. There is so much to see you cannot do it all. The ship has been brilliantly restored.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went with my class as part of our topic, the day was very enlightening and good fun.The tour was worth while and the tour guide interesting and knowledgeable.Its a great day out

Thank Julia M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hi my wife and I ,plus to young grand children had an afternoon visit to ss Gt britain , which is in a drydock , the same dock it was built in back in 1839- 43. On a spit of land between the river avon...More

Thank chucklebuns
Reviewed yesterday

An excellent insight into Brunels brilliant design for a steamer. Tour of the ship is self explanatory and the shore based artefacts are interesting. Had a great visit to Bristol and a good luch at the site. Will visit again.

Thank Sundowners2016
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent tour, champagne on deck then private dinner for 20 below decks, a superb evening out, would recommend this as a birthday treat to anyone

Thank michaellorrainel
Reviewed yesterday

Try and open all the doors, you won't regret it. I worked on this ship some 25 years ago. It was just a shell then, all the refitting including the smells, cabins etc etc, well worth a visit, also free parking and free returns for...More

Thank jonathan p
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having been here repeatedly over the last 10 years it's a great day out and the conversation that has been done is amazing.

Thank Singingdan92
Reviewed yesterday

I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the SS Great Britain up close and exploring its desks. It was fascinating feeling how the sailors lived on board. it will be enjoyed by all the family and then walking along the waterfront seeing all the other boats.

Thank carolhaines047
Reviewed yesterday

This attraction is going from strength to strength. In stark contrast to many tourist destinations in South East Asia, the original structure has been developed and embellished to give visitors a real feel for what it must have been like to travel across the Atlantic....More

Thank alevy194
Reviewed yesterday

first saw the hulk brought back from the faulklands,and have visited several times over the years.a really top visitor attraction,great for children very good shop and cafe outside.easy to park and easy ferry journey up the harbour

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9 January 2018|
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Response from ExpertJules | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can and you can also get a small ferry across the water from the Harbourside, where you will fine some nice places to eat and get a drink.
Nicky J
8 September 2017|
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Response from Fingersrpj | Reviewed this property |
I didn't have a buggy but recall it very friendly in that respect. It is tho an old ship. It wasn't made for buggies... you'll be fine even if you ask for assistance
1 August 2017|
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Response from gillianmoloney | Reviewed this property |
If you want to get the best out of your visit, I'd leave several hours. If you aren't all that interested in the development of passenger shipping, or in the dramatic tale of the ship's rescue and restoration, then obviously... More