Magnificently restored, the SS Great Britain now sits in Bristol dock looking as if she’s ready to sail. She’s an early example of a hybrid mode of transport: able to use both sail and coal-fired steam engine which powered a mighty propellor (or screw, for the nautically minded). There’s more to explore on the three decks than you’ll probably have time for, including some nice detail such as the washing up waiting to be done in the galley. You can also go down into the dry dock where you can admire the modern engineering which keeps the hull from decaying and marvel at the beauty of her design. 


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