Current opening times
Tuesday – Sunday:
10am – 6pm

Important information

Please note, for October Half Term (W/C 25 October), we will be open from Monday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm.

From 1 November we will be open Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 4:30pm. Tickets are currently available to book up until 19 December.

By Public Transport

The nearest mainline railway station is Bristol Temple Meads, approximately one mile away. The M2 metrobus service runs Monday to Saturday and links Temple Meads and the city centre to Long Ashton Park and Ride. Please alight at stop SS Great Britain on Cumberland road. We are located five minutes walk from this stop.

By Ferry

The cross-harbour ferry runs between Hanover Quay and the SS Great Britain daily (Monday to Friday 7:30-18:15; Saturday and Sunday 10:30- 17:30).


By Foot

A pleasant walk along Bristol’s harbour is a great way to arrive at Brunel’s SS Great Britain.


By Cycle

We are located just two minutes from the Festival Way cycle path which runs from Bristol city centre to Nailsea. There are a limited number of cycle racks located in Brunel square.


By Car

Parking is available at the Maritime Heritage Centre car park just outside Brunel’s SS Great Britain. A partial parking refund is available to visitors to us. Cash or Ringo payments only; no cards.


Brunel’s SS Great Britain

Opening times for 2021: 1 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2021



    November 2021 – March 2022*

    *closed 20th – 25th December

    10am – 4.30pm



    March 2021 – October 2021

    10am – 6pm

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