Prepare to embark on a remarkable journey through time as you step aboard the SS Great Britain.
Discover Brunel’s Masterpiece
You will find yourself in awe of the sheer brilliance of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s engineering prowess. This ship is a true marvel, a testament to Brunel’s vision and ingenuity. From its iron hull to its screw propeller, every inch of the SS Great Britain is a testament to Brunel’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of what was thought possible. It is no wonder that this ship is hailed as a landmark in maritime engineering and a source of inspiration for generations to come.
A perfect day out for all the family!
Brunel’s SS Great Britain is the perfect day out for the whole family! Don’t miss the ship’s awe-inspiring hull in a 360° walk around the SS Great Britain’s original dry dock where she was built.
Feeling brave? Test if you have the skills to be a Victorian sailor and climb the rigging in Go Aloft!
Kids Go Free This Summer
To celebrate the 180th anniversary of the SS Great Britain’s launch, this summer, children 16 years and under visit for free when you book online.
See, hear and smell history come to life on a unique day out for all the family.
Travelling to Brunel’s SS Great Britain
Brunel’s SS Great Britain is located at The Great Western Dockyard only a short drive from the city centre. Use the postcode BS1 6TY.
Travelling by Train
The nearest train station is Bristol Temple Meads. The station is approximately 1 mile from the attraction and less than a 30 minute walk.
For information on train times and tickets see the Raileasy website.
There are lots of places to stay in Bristol. If you would like to explore some of the other attractions in the area then take a look at the self-catering cottages available from Snaptrip. There are a number of Travelodge Hotels in the vicinity of the attraction.