Brunel’s SS Great Britain 2024

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on board for Victorian passengers and crew. Descend below the glass ‘sea’ to touch the world’s first great ocean liner. This iconic steam ship, and national treasure, was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and lies at the heart of a multi award-winning visitor attraction. Being Brunel explores the life and legacy of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It brings together the world's most significant collection of one of engineering's greatest minds.


Operator: The SS Great Britain Trust

Address: Great Western Dockyard Gas Ferry Road Bristol Bristol BS1 6TY

  • Telephone: 0117 926 0680
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

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Open Days & Times

Nov-Feb Tue-Sun 1000-1600. Mar-Oct Tue-Sun 1000-1730. (Closed 23-26 Dec; 2-8 Jan 2025.) Visit website for more details and advance booking.


  • By Bus: 506
  • By Rail: Bristol Temple Meads / 1.5 miles


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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