The Brunel Museum commemorates Isambard Kingdom Brunel's first and last projects. An exhibition celebrates the Thames Tunnel as the birthplace of the tube system, and the Great Eastern steamship as the first modern ocean liner. The site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and International Landmark Site above the oldest tunnel in the Underground. Watercolours, engravings, and models explain this epic feat of engineering and tell the story of the men who worked in the dark, dodging flames and raw sewage every day.
|Venue name:||Brunel Museum||Contact:|
|Opening hours:||Daily 10am-5pm|
|Transport:||Rail: Rotherhithe Overground|
|Price:||£6, £4 concs, £10 families|
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Midnight Apothecary Bonfire Night Special
The Brunel's pop-up cocktail bar returns for another Bonfire Night event, with a campfire, sparklers, apple bobbing and complimentary toasted marshmallows. Botanical cocktails using ingredients from the garden and foraged goods will be on offer and the...Food and drink events Saturday November 5 2016Read more
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The new entrance to the Tunnel shaft has revolutionised this great local museum. It's now a quirky & hip concert venue and when the Midnight Apothecary is running on the Tunnel roof its hard to beat!
Descending down for the tour was fun and information was very interesting. The games were geared for children aged 3-5. The cocktails in the garden were outstanding.