Key Stage 3, 4, & 5

Take part in an interactive school workshop, guided tour or use our self-guided resources as you and your pupils explore the SS Great Britain and discover more about Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

To book your school visit please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page, or contact the Bookings Team at

School Workshops and Tours

Our interactive school workshops are led by a member of the Education Team and intended for up to 30 children per session.

Passenger Investigation (Key Stage 3)

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Medlock Education Centre

Who travelled on the SS Great Britain and what was it like?

Use replica objects and original historic artefacts to discover the stories behind the passengers who made life changing journeys on the SS Great Britain.

Guided Tour of The Ship

Location: Onboard the SS Great Britain

Find out about the SS Great Britain’s long and adventurous life, discover passengers and crew stories as you explore the ship with our knowledgeable volunteer tour guides.

Tours are free for schools on top of admission costs, and subject to availability.

Enquiry Form

Use the form below to enquire about booking your school visit. Please provide as much information as possible to help the Bookings Team with checking availability.

School Enquiry

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