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12 Dec 2017
Image caption: Sir Marc Brunel with his wife Lady Sophia Kingdom
On 12 December 1849 French-born engineer, Sir Marc...
1 Feb 2016
"Pancakes are never good unless eaten almost immediately"
We have decided to delve into the library and find out how...
18 Dec 2015
Passenger diaries reveal what Christmas was like on board the SS Great Britain in the 1800s
When you think of Christmas...
12 Mar 2015
Go Aloft! is the authentic Victorian sailor experience that lets you climb the rigging of the ss Great Britain for a...
14 Jul 2014
The 19 July marks two very special anniversaries in the history of Brunel’s ss Great Britain. One date separated by 127...
20 Jun 2014
If the walls could talk the Ladies’ Boudoir would be the place to catch up on 18th century gossip.
The Ladies’ Boudoir...