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Early Spring @The Brunel Museum

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“The Brunel Museum in historic Rotherhithe is directly above the Thames Tunnel. This is Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s first project, aged nineteen years, and working with his father Sir Marc Brunel and it is the first tunnel under a river anywhere in the world.


The Museum is open from 10:00 to 17:00 seven days a week. The Grand Entrance Hall is open to the public twice a week and on advertised dates below, but can also be for booked for society visits and private events


Special Events


Guided walking tours – Tuesdays 18.15 and Sundays 10.45  (not April 21st)


Meet your guide at Bermondsey tube station for a walk along the Thames and descent into the underground chamber. Museum open late Tuesdays till 21:00! No booking required.



Meet your guide at Embankment tube station for a boat and train journey viewing Brunel sites along the Thames, then a descent into the underground chamber. No booking required.  


30th March 10.45, 20th April 10.45 and  10.45 every Saturday from 4th May


Music in the Museum


Our new season of great “Music in the Museum” concerts is well underway.

On Thu 21st March, we have the Mediterranean Blues trio, performing rembetiko and Smyrnaic music from Greece & Asia Minor.


Easter Midnight Apothecary Bonanza! Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons


Great news for cocktail lovers……Midnight Apothecary is back! New developments this year are Sunday afternoon Apothecary and the arrival of gourmet chefs The Foragers. Starts Easter Saturday (30th March) 5pm-10:30pm and Easter Sunday (31st March) 12:30pm-5pm.


Turkish breakfasts are now served in the Museum Cafe all day on Sundays.” 

Ursula O’Reilly Traynor‘s insight:

So!  What art thou waiting for? Get thee to Rotherhithe for an early Spring treat! There’s so much happening at the Brunel Museum and all of it sounds like delicious fun!  What to choose?

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From Brunel Museum:


"Contrary to what we said in the newsletter, we will NOT be re-opening Midnight Apothecary over the Easter Weekend.  It has been postponed to mid April but has yet to be confirmed. Apologies."

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