Today’s Activities


Dry Dock Tour 
Find out the importance of the dry dock, both past and present, with one of our volunteers. 

Archive in Five 
12pm – 1pm 
Visit our library & archive and learn about objects not normally on display to the public. 

Brunel & A Changing World
Join one of our volunteers for a discovery talk in the Dining Saloon on the ship. 

Spot a First Class Passenger on Board 
This Afternoon
Meet our Victorian passenger and find out about life on the SS Great Britain. 


* Some activities are subject to weather conditions or volunteer availability. Our staff on site will be able to inform visitors of any last-minute changes 


Being Brunel
All Day
Journey into the world of Brunel through our exciting museum and discover more about the genius behind some of the world’s most important engineering achievements.

Flash, Bang, Wallop!
All Day
Dress up for Victorian selfies in the Dockyard Museum.

Seasick Stewardess
All Day
Listen out for this poorly passenger on board. Who else can you hear whistling a tune?

See A Working Shipyard
All Day
Venture beyond the bow of the ship and visit the historic Albion Dock, where modern vessels still come in for repair.