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Brunel's SS Great Britain

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Address: Great Western Dockyard | Gas Ferry Road, Bristol BS1 6TY, England
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+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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Wow! I'm not the type to walk around and read plaques when it comes to a historical site but this places makes you want to read everything in sight. What an amazing attraction... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow! I'm not the type to walk around and read plaques when it comes to a historical site but this places makes you want to read everything in sight. What an amazing attraction. Certainly not a stuffy, boring exhibition - completely the opposite. Great for all the family whatever the ages. If you buy a ticket it then allows you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic visit with lots of information given in a fun and informal way, we couldn't have enjoyed it more!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a really good day out destination, interactive, fun, unhurried, and just loads to see and do and marvel at.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So much to see.museum and ship.plus Victorian photo OPP.costume guides offering food tasters and don't forget to have an audio guide (Inc.In entry price)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

had an enjoyable visit to bristol just to visit the ss great britain. it was a very enjoyable couple of hours. it is well worth the entrance fee which is valid for l2 months.

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely enthralling and fascinating 2.5 hours spend on board (and around) this wonderful vessel. Fascinating story unwinds as you follow the well structured ( but not too formal) exhibit. Does justice to the works of Brunel who I would think would be delighted at what has been achieved in his name here. Certainly he would have loved the salvage operation... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting exhibit, a lot of history to learn about. Possibly a bit minimal for kids but worth a visit

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best tourist experiences in a long time. From getting in to going around the exhibit to even getting a cup of tea afterwards all has obviously been well thought out with the visitor in mind When going on board you get a 'telephone' to listen to comments on your way around and you can choose the level... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day out for the family, annual tickets are cheaply available for best value, would recommend. It was great to walk under the ship, good experience for the children.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Set in Bristol's beautiful harbour, lots to see and do worth a visit whilst in the City. Its a big part of our heritage.

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