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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had our Christmas party on the SS Great Britain. The evening kicked off with a brief but enjoyable potted history of the vessel. The evening featured entertainment in one bar and a superb rolling buffet in the main hall. The food quality was superb...More

Thank Skootaman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit . So well done by staff . A great attraction Bristol should be proud of . Loved the smells of the certain areas of the ship to recreate the smells on different departments of the ship ie: Bread from the oven,...More

Thank KimTauntonSomerset
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I think Bristol is shortsighted in changing visitors to Bristol £14 each to see the SS Great Britain. I understand that you need to get money coming in to maintain this iconic vessel, but please £14 each is too expensive for me. Could I recommend...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 3 days ago

We bought our family ticket back in June 2017 and have used it 3 times already. Cant wait till March 2018 for the museum to open.

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great day, we came in january last year and enjoyed very much, had lots to see and lots of history and info, would highly recommend to anyone

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is so much to see now that they have set up the museum (A new museum is due to open later in 2018). There is a very good mix of the technical aspects of the ship and the social accounts from those who worked...More

Thank mikecarroll2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit overpriced I thought. Interesting to see one of Brunels best creations, very well preserved but the £14 single adult seemed a bit much.

Thank me550
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited a few months ago with a child who was joining his school trip but was needing to use a wheelchair at the time. I called ahead to check that the SS was wheelchair accessible and we made arrangements for our visit with a...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited with ny two year old niece. Upon arrival we were informed about the story telling taking place for little ones. The displays are interactive and highly engaging. A really interesting place to visit.

Thank Cara_Maccabee
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Bristol on a three day visit we decided that as the SS Great Britain is Bristol's biggest tourist attraction we would visit it, we walked along the harbor area to it, which took around forty minutes so you can tell our disappointment that...More

Thank michael_poole75
SSGreatBritain, Public Relations Manager at Brunel's SS Great Britain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Michael, Thank you for leaving us a review; we're sorry that you were unable to visit us during our staff training day. Brunel's SS Great Britain only closes for three days in the whole year - Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and staff training day...More

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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