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Guided Tour Weekends at the Brunel Museum – 2022/2023

Every month from November 2022 join our expert volunteer guides for an in-depth tour of the Brunel Museum. Tours last 45 minutes and take place every hour: 10.45, 11.45, 12.45, 1.45, 2.45 Open Weekends will take place the following weekends: 2022: 24 and 25 September 15 and 16 October 12 and 13 November 17 and …

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Postponed – Brunel Book Club: Marc Brunel and his son

Please note this event has been postponed. Please sign up to our mailing list for updates.   Isambard Kingdom Brunel is widely regarded as the greatest engineer ever to have worked in Britain – and some would say the greatest in the world. But less is known about his father, Marc Brunel? In this talk, …

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October Half-Term: Smelly Trail at the Brunel Museum

Follow your nose this October half-term all the way to the Brunel Museum! Take part in out scent-sational trail to discover the stinky side of the Thames Tunnel story.  Can you identify the precious cargo from olfactory abilities alone? Can you sniff out what happened to the Tunnel once it was complete? No sniffs no buts! …

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October Half-Term: Bedtime Stories for Very Young Engineers

Join us for a morning of stories from some of the UK’s most entertaining engineers. You’ll hear about flying, fixing, making, solving and even building bridges out of cheese. One thing’s for sure – you’ll be too excited to sleep! Suitable for ages 3-7years old (Older and younger siblings welcome!). Session 1: 10am to 10.45am …

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Cancelled – Spooky Tunnel Family workshop

We’re very sorry that due to staff illness we will be unable to run this workshop.    It’s almost Halloween and the Brunel Museum it’s getting spooky! Join us on Sunday 30th of October for a hair-raising paper peep-show workshop for families. A paper peep-show is a layered diorama that expands like an accordion to …

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Brunel Museum General Admission – November 2022 to March 2023

Visit the Brunel Museum this winter to explore the story of the Thames Tunnel and discover a hidden piece of London’s industrial history. Go 16m underground and explore the remains of the Grade II listed Thames Tunnel shaft. Find out why Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s first engineering project was almost his last. Discover why the site …

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Sophia’s Story After School Club at the Brunel Museum (fully booked)

Free | suitable for ages 7-9 [THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED] This November and December, the Brunel Museum is running a series of engaging after-school (STEM) workshops for budding young engineers, scientists and architects. Each week, through hands-on creative activities, children will learn all about different types of energy, how physical forces work and …

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Tunnellers Club (Autumn)

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 legacy. From craft to tech, through design and science, the Tunnellers Club aims to be a bridge (or should that be a tunnel?) between the young Rotherhithe community and the …

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