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Brunel Museum

55 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
This lovely museum celebrates famed father-son engineers Sir Marc Brunel and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It’s charming and unflashy—there are no computer screens. The Grand Entrance Hall is actually an enormous underground chamber that was the entrance to the Brunels’ creation, the Thames Tunnel, where Isambard nearly drowned. The museum team grows herbs in the rooftop garden and uses them to create delicious cocktails for their cocktail bar, Midnight Apothecary. It’s open Friday and Saturday during the summer and for special events once a month the rest of the year.
Lucy
Lucy
Lives in London
Location
England, SE16 4LF
Phone+44 20 7231 3840
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
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Tips from locals

Tamsyn
Tamsyn
May 22, 2019
Learn about the Brunel family and their engineering feats at the Brunel Museum which also does boat tours, walking tours and concerts.
Julia
Julia
January 06, 2019
The Brunel Museum is a museum in the Brunel Engine House, Rotherhithe, London Borough of Southwark. The Engine House was designed by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel to be part of the infrastructure of the Thames Tunnel.
Simrit
Simrit
October 09, 2018
The Brunel Engine House is dedicated to the life and times of Marc Brunel and Isambard Kingdom Brunel who were two of the greatest designers and innovators of their time
Martin
Martin
October 06, 2018
The Oldest Tunnel in the Oldest Underground in the World, an Underground Chamber half the size of Shakespeare’s Globe, the Ship that Changed Everything… discover these and much more! The Museum is an educational charity run by volunteers and tells the story of one of the world’s great engineering…
Wouter
Wouter
October 03, 2018
Learn everything about the Thames Tunnel, an underwater tunnel built beneath the River Thames in London, connecting Rotherhithe and Wapping.