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Tickets & prices

Tickets to Brunel's SS Great Britain include free unlimited return visits for a year (excluding group tickets, schools, or venue hire guests).

Please note: Admission prices are the same for tickets purchased online and tickets purchased on site at our Visitor Centre.

  • Children aged 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Access to the Brunel Institute is free - see below for details


Ticket prices





(4 year olds and under)



(5 - 17 year olds)



(valid student identification is required)



(aged 60 and over)


Companion or assistant

(accompanying a paying visitor who is disabled)



Family discounts

Family ticket

(2 adults with 2 or 3 children)


Mini family ticket

(1 adult, with 2 or 3 children)


Grandparent family ticket

(2 adults aged 60 or over, with 2 or 3 children)


Mini grandparent family ticket

(1 adult aged 60 or over, with 2 or 3 children)



Group discounts & guided tours

  • Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more people when booked in advance.
  • We are pleased to arrange guided tours for groups of up to 30 people. These are charged at £35.00*. Pre-booking is essential.


* Plus admission

Free access to the Brunel Institute

  • Access to the Brunel Institute is free of charge and no ticket is required.
  • Please bring valid identification with you which shows your current address. (This could be a driving licence or utility bill which is less than three months old but not a mobile phone bill).
  • If you would like to see a particular object, there is no need to book but please inform the Curator of Library and Archive in advance.
  • The Brunel Institite has separate opening times from Brunel's SS Great Britain.

Parking prices

The pay and display car park at Brunel's SS Great Britain is run by Bristol City Council. Visitors to Brunel's SS Great Britain receive reduced rates. 

We recommend visitors pay for the maximum stay possible and redeem their voucher in the Visitor Centre.





Monday to Friday 9am - 7pm

Up to 2 hours £2 n/a = £2
3 hours £3 £1 = £2
4 hours £4 £2 = £2
5 hours (max stay - recommended) £5 £3 = £2
Disabled (blue) badge holders Free n/a  

Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 9am - 7pm

Up to 3 hours £3 £1 = £2
4 hours £4 £2 = £2
5 hours (max stay - recommended) £5 £3 = £2
Disabled (blue) badge holders Free n/a  

Evening 7pm - 9am

7pm - midnight £2.50 n/a = £2.50
7pm - 9am (recommended) £4 £2 = £2
Disabled (blue) badge holders Free n/a  






9am - 7pm Free n/a  
7pm - 9am Free n/a  






9am - 7pm (max stay 5 hours) £7.50 £4 = £3.50
7pm - 9am £7.50 £4 = £3.50


How to claim your refund

  • A voucher will be issued when parking which can be refunded in the Visitor Centre to the values shown in the reduced rate tariff above.
  • RingGo users enjoy the same deal. Please bring details of your phone transaction or registration details to the Visitor Centre.