THE BRUNEL INSTITUTE

Alongside Brunel’s engineering masterpiece, the SS Great Britain, is the Brunel Institute, which houses one of the world’s finest maritime collections. The Brunel Institute is a collaborative venture between the SS Great Britain Trust and the University of Bristol.

Visitors to the Brunel Institute can access objects held in the archive vault and use the specialist David MacGregor Library free of charge. This includes the collection of distinguished maritime expert David MacGregor, plus the National Brunel Collection

ACCESS TO THE BRUNEL INSTITUTE IS FREE OF CHARGE!

Open over lunchtimes for public access, or researches can organise a visit at any time.
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WHAT’S IN THE BRUNEL INSTITUTE?

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Opening times
Sunday & Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Friday – 10:30am – 4:30pm
Saturday – 10:30am – 4:30 pm (on the first two Saturdays of every month)

See a full list of opening times here:

General Opening Times

HOW TO FIND US

Brunel’s SS Great Britain
Great Western Dockyard
Gas Ferry Road
Bristol BS1 6TY
England
United Kingdom

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The Brunel Institute is open Tuesday to Friday, 10.30am to 4.30pm.

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