Blog: A Busy First Week Back!

We were delighted to reopen on Wednesday 2nd December and start welcoming you back through the doors. As of Friday, we even have this spiffy new sign, kindly donated by LTD Design! On top of that excitement though, we have been up to all sorts of things: Whilst closed, we worked on some exciting Christmas …

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In line with current government guidelines we are pleased to announce the re-opening of the Brunel Museum from Wednesday 2nd December. We will continue to follow the guidelines in keeping our visitors, staff and volunteers safe during your visit. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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Thames Tunnel Banquet – OTD 1827

An article from The Standard, published on Monday the 12th of November 1827, going into detail about the banquet in the Thames Tunnel on the Saturday before, 10th November 1827. Content Notes: Mr. Brunel / Mr Brunel sen. refer to Marc Brunel Mr. Brunel jun. / J. Brunel refer to Isambard Kingdom Brunel This is …

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Brunel Museum Collaborative Project with Greener Bermondsey #Ada100

This week (just ahead of lockdown) the Gardening Club at the museum planted 100 tulip bulbs as part of the Greener Bermondsey campaign to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of Ada Salter becoming Mayor of Bermondsey in the 1920s. Ada Salter was a pioneering woman who championed the greening of the borough for health purposes with …

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Closure in line with new national restrictions from 5th Nov 2020

In the light of the new national restrictions from the 5th of November due to COVID-19 we are sorry to advise that the museum will be closed from Thursday 5th November to at least Wednesday 2nd December 2020 inclusive. We ARE open Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th November 12:00 to 16:00. There are full safety arrangements in place for …

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We are proud to be taking part in #MuseumPassion today. The #MuseumPassion event consists of a whole day of promoted content on social media, TV and radio focusing on the UK’s museums. Our Learning and Volunteer Manager, Clara, talking about her Museum Passion “This is a watercolour that I love to use again and again …

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Open House 2020 and Consultation Update

The Brunel Museum Reinvented Project design team joined us for Open House on Saturday 19th September. Visitors popped by to look at some visuals and share their views on current proposals for the project. The team gathered lots of helpful comments, which are currently being considered as we move forwards into the next stage of …

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Open House 2020 – Activities and Consultation

We are really looking forward to Saturday 19th September (and not just because it’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day)! We are taking part in Open House Families – “London’s architecture festival for children”. Visiting the museum and taking part in the activities will be FREE, and drop-in (no need to book) so please do …

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