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Rats, Tales & Trails: February Half Term

Brunel's SS Great Britain

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Saturday 16 February - Sunday 24 February 2019

10am - 4.30pm


Scurry on over to Brunel's SS Great Britain for rat-themed fun this February half term.

Rat Mask Making

11am - 4pm, daily

Included in the price of admission

Decorate your own rat mask in this fun workshop in the First Class Dining Saloon, then put it on and scurry your way around the decks as a ship rat - but make sure you watch out for the ship's cat!

Hide & Squeak!

10am - 4.30pm, daily

Included in the price of admission

Delve into the deepest nooks and crannies of the SS Great Britain and search for six squeaky stowaways. Find out more about rats on board during the SS Great Britain's voyages as you tour the ship in this family-friendly trail. 


Rat's Tales

11am, 12pm & 2pm, daily

Included with price of admission

Settle down on the Promenade Deck to hear tales of rodent mischief on board the ship. With hilarious hijinks and laugh out loud moments, these stories are taken from the diaries of the real passengers and crew that travelled on the SS Great Britain.


Pat a Rat

11.30am, 12.30pm & 1.30pm, weekdays only (18 - 22 February)

Included with price of admission

Pet a real-life rat and discover more about these fascinating animals in a 20-minute workshop, in partnership with Bristol Zoo.

Maximum thirty people per session, please note you will not be able to pet rats in the 12.30pm slot, due to the rats needing a rest!


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