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Friends of the Brunel Museum Re-Launch!

We are very pleased to be bringing back our Friends of the Brunel Museum scheme. With a discount until the end of 2020 because we all deserve something nice this year! Join the Friends of the Brunel Museum JOIN HERE Everyone who joins will be helping the museum continue to deliver our mission: To preserve …

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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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Reivented Project: October 2020 Update

Our community consultation, on September 19th, as part of Open House weekend was a great success with over 200 people attending. Members of our project team were on hand to explain proposals so far. We plan to house new facilities in a small welcome building, new interpretation and exhibitions across the site and a home …

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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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