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We’re reinventing the Brunel Museum!

We’re reinventing the Brunel Museum for 2025!       The Brunel Museum has announced that it will close in September 2024 for their Brunel Museum Reinvented project, thanks to a £1.85million grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The project will see the site transformed to a more inclusive and accessible space to tell …

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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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Julian Ayre returns to the Brunel Museum Reinvented Project

Julian was involved with developing the Brunel Museum Reinvented Project in 2020-22 as Heritage Manager. He is now back with the Brunel and says, ‘It’s great to be back to manage the delivery of this brilliant project and I’m looking forward to working with the museum’s staff and volunteers and the design team getting the …

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Brunel Museum secures funding from Association for Industrial Archaeology for restoration of Engine House

We’re delighted to share that we’ve secured a grant of £20, 000 from the Association for Industrial Archaeology to restore the Grade II* Listed Engine House. The Association for Industrial Archaeology is the national society for industrial heritage, which has supported the study, preservation and presentation of industrial heritage in Britain since 1973. The Engine …

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Brunel Museum Reinvented: Continuing to listen

Last week I wrote about how we consulted both visitors and non-visitors alike which has shaped the Brunel Museum Reinvented project. But listening to people continues to be at the heart of how we operate at the Brunel Museum, so below I wanted to share some of the ways we continue to ask people’s opinions …

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St Saviour’s supports Sophia’s Story After School Club

The Brunel museum has secured a grant of £2000 to continue their Sophia’s Story Afterschool club into the new year, thanks to United St Saviour’s Charity.   This November, the Brunel Museum launched a series of engaging after-school (STEM) workshops for budding young engineers, scientists and architects. Each week, through hands-on creative activities, children learn …

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Brunel Museum Reinvented: How your views shaped the project

At the heart of the Brunel Museum Reinvented project is the strong desire to the Museum to make sure we’re meeting the needs of the communities around us. And in order to do that, we need to understand who those people are and what they want from us. This means that during the development stage …

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Tunnellers Club launches for families

We’re super excited to launch our brand new, Tunnellers Club, monthly sessions of creative activities for families, delivered in collaboration with the STEM Ambassadors Hub London and Bizzie Bodies CIC. The program will explore the science behind the tunnel, including how it was built underground and its architectural features as well as Brunel’s wider engineering …

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