Go back in history with this admission ticket to step aboard Brunel's SS Great Britain. Learn about how the ship transformed global travel through the combination of technology, power and size when she launched in the late 19th century. Explore the cabins and saloons at your own pace; access all areas of the ship, where you can immerse yourself in the, sounds and smells of a Victorian voyage.
Entrance ticket to the SS Great Britain
Learn how this ship transformed the face of global travel
Visit the Dockyard Museum's displays and see archival film footage
Audio guide takes you through the well-preserved sections of the ship
Explore at your own pace, most visits take approximately 3 hours
Make your way to the Brunel’s SS Great Britain, located 20 minutes' walking distance from Bristol city center and 30 minutes' walking distance from Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station.
Exchange your entry ticket for the chance to go back in time and understand how this ship changed the face of global travel. Dress up in Victorian costumes, climb the rigging and explore all of the state rooms and common areas at your own pace. See a working replica of the original engine and stop by the Dockyard Museum to take in the educational displays, including archival film footage of the ship's homecoming. Go 'underwater' in the Dry Dock, where you can see the ship's propeller, bow and learn how the desert-like conditions have helped preserve the hull.
Your ticket includes an audio companion, which will walk you through sections of the ship with informative commentary. A typical visit takes roughly 3 hours, but you may explore at your leisure.