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The Brunel Institute is a world-class conservation and education centre alongside Brunel’s masterpiece, the ss Great Britain.
It comprises a conservation suite and archive, major reference library, lecture theatre and seminar rooms, education space, teaching offices and a new ticket and reception area serving the whole site.
The Brunel Institute safely displays, and makes accessible, the ss Great Britain Trust’s collections including:
* Over 6,000 maritime books
* 2,500 ship plans
* 100 ship models
* 35,000 maritime photographs
* Diaries and personal letter relating to passengers and crew of the ss Great Britain
* Over 50 films of historic maritime craft
* Hundreds of works of art
In addition, it houses the National Brunel Archive, the world’s finest collection of original Brunel sources. These collections are used to deliver inclusive and innovative learning programmes where the focus is Brunel, maritime history, archaeology, science and engineering.
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|Tuesday||10.30am – 4.30pm|
|Wednesday||10.30am – 4.30pm|
|Thursday||10.30am – 4.30pm|
|Friday||10.30am – 4.30pm|
|Saturday||10.30am – 4.30pm|