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Launch: Isambard and the Cato Street Conspiracy

Launch: Isambard and the Cato Street Conspiracy What would life have been like for Young Isambard in 1820? London 1820: Revolution was in the air (both political and industrial) and Young Isambard was right in the middle of it – could there be a better subject for an action-adventure novel? As an adult, Isambard Kingdom …

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#MuseumShopSunday: London Sock Exchange

Ahead of Museum Shop Sunday on 27 November, we’re showcasing a number of our suppliers. Below, Dan from London Sock Exchange who make our incredible IKB socks, reflects on how he thinks the man might respond to be stitched on a sock!   I co-founded The London Sock Exchange with my business partner Oli in …

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Brunel Museum staff get pay rise following increase in Living Wage

The Brunel Museum has given its most junior staff a pay rise, effective immediately, following the increase in the Living Wage, announced by the Living Wage Foundation. The Museum has been an accredited Living Wage employer since June 2021. To retain Living Wage status, organisations must implement the increase by 14 May 2023 at the …

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Brunel Museum becomes first museum to join Climate Perks scheme

Brunel Museum has become the first museum to sign up to the sustainable travel employee benefits scheme Climate Perks. Climate Perks allows employers to give employees paid “journey days” which they can use to subsidise their annual leave to take low-carbon transport modes to their holiday destinations. Just 15% of people take 70% of all …

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October half-term at the Brunel Museum

October half-term at the Brunel Museum   Brunel Museum hosts a storytelling session Southwark’s smallest inhabitants,, created by the UK’s most entertaining engineers Families can follow their nose to the Museum to sniff out the Thames Tunnel story in the Smelly Trail   Bedtime Stories for Very Young Engineers   Friday 28 October | 10am …

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Dig deeper this Autumn at the Brunel Museum

From September 2022, there’s plenty of activity at the Brunel Museum to help you dig a little deeper into the story of the Thames Tunnel – from guided tours, to book talks to classical concerts – there’s something for everyone.   Guided Tour Weekends   The story of the father and son team, Marc and Isambard …

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Brunel Museum Reinvented – Your Questions Answered

We’re excited to be reinventing the Brunel Museum in time for the 200th anniversary of the Thames Tunnel in 2025!  We know there will be lots of questions along the way. We’ve tried to answer the most commonly answered ones below, but if you have any more questions about the project, please email us on …

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