Want to explore the SS Great Britain further? Check out our fun educational videos for a closer look into different aspects of the ship.
Why is the SS Great Britain so important?
Mr Brunel takes you onboard to explain what makes the SS Great Britain such an important ship.
Mr Brunel and the Dry Dock
Head below the SS Great Britain’s Glass Sea with Mr Brunel, to discover the 1830’s Dry Dock in the Great Western Dock Yard.
The Engine and Propeller
Discover how the SS Great Britain’s engine and propellor works with Nicola, our Ship’s Conservation Engineer.
Discover how the SS Great Britain is protected from rust with Nicola, our Ship’s Conservation Engineer.
Life on Board
Click on the links below to watch these short films and find out more about what life was like on board
An Incredible Journey
The following film shows the story of the daring rescue attempt and triumphant return of the SS Great Britain.