Brunel's SS Great Britain

In a nutshell

Enjoy a day out in Bristol exploring the world's first great ocean liner and finding out what life was like on board. Various trails and kids activities.


Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, BS1 6TY

Contact details

Tel: 0117 926 0680

Activity type

Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Outdoor Activities, Trips and Transport

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Brunel's SS Great Britain details...

Include Brunel’s SS Great Britain in your list of places to take the kids in Bristol. The whole family will have a great time exploring Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s iconic ship and learning what life was like on board.

Whatever the weather, it’s a fantastic day out packed with kids activities. Young visitors can search for the ship’s cat and hear, see and smell what life was like for Victorian passengers and crew on board the world’s first great ocean liner.

There are trails, audio tours and special events. Just have a look at the website to see what’s on when you plan to visit. At certain times there is even the opportunity for thrill-seekers to climb the rigging! Restrictions and extra charges apply.

Brunel's SS Great Britain Events

Sea Hear Storytelling at Brunel’s SS Great Britain

Open 7th January 2020 - 1st December 2020

Maritime tales for tots at SS Great Britain in Bristol on the first Tuesday morning of each month. Just drop in at 11am - no need to book places in advance.

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