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Brunel MuseumWithin the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by his son Isambard Kingdom Brunel. As well as commemorating Brunel's first project - the first metro, part of which is still in use as part of the East London Line today - and his last: the first modern ocean liner the Brunel Museum is also an ancient monument and listed building. It contains a restored J & G Rennie compound horizontal V steam pumping engine and events are regularly held in a restored shaft.

 

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Midnight Apothecary Halloween SpecialMidnight Apothecary Halloween SpecialMidnight Apothecary Halloween SpecialThe Midnight Apothecary is repeating its Halloween spectacular this year on its rooftop garden. Situated above Brunel's Thames Tunnel, the garden will be lit up and decked out for All Hallows' Eve, complete with carved pumpkin lanterns and strange blue fire. Guests can enjoy apple bobbing and toasted marshmallows over the roaring fire pit, as well 2018-10-27T00:00:00+01002018-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING  £5
DATES  Saturday 27th October 2018
The Midnight Apothecary is repeating its Halloween spectacular this year on its rooftop garden. Situated above Brunel's Thames Tunnel, the garden will be lit up and decked out for All Hallows' Eve, complete with carved pumpkin lanterns and strange blue fire. Guests can enjoy apple bobbing and toasted marshmallows over the roaring fire pit, as well ... More about this event
 
The SeanceThe Seance2018-10-31T19:30:00+00002018-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Midnight Apothecary Bonfire Night SpecialMidnight Apothecary Bonfire Night SpecialName checked by Elle and The Daily Telegraph, the Midnight Apothecary has proved to be a sure-fire hit (no pun intended). Returning for its seventh Bonfire Night special, Midnight Apothecary is a cocktail party with a difference. Set in The Brunel Museum's beautiful rooftop garden, the special event involves themed cocktails based on ingredients in2018-11-03T00:00:00+00002018-11-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  £5
DATES  Saturday 3rd November 2018
Name checked by Elle and The Daily Telegraph, the Midnight Apothecary has proved to be a sure-fire hit (no pun intended). Returning for its seventh Bonfire Night special, Midnight Apothecary is a cocktail party with a difference. Set in The Brunel Museum's beautiful rooftop garden, the special event involves themed cocktails based on ingredients in... More about this event
 

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Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £46  40% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 15 minutes from Brunel Museum
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Docklands Riverside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  24% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 16 minutes from Brunel Museum
The only hotel in London with its own pier, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside offers views across London's iconic River Thames. Taking inspiration from ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  40% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 18 minutes from Brunel Museum
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest Brunel Museum

Nearest to Brunel Museum
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Brunel Museum
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 24 minutes from Brunel Museum
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and in ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Attractions > Museums
No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 26 minutes from Brunel Museum
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Brunel Museum
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The Wapping Project
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Brunel Museum
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Brunel Museum
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
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Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Brunel Museum
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
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Midnight Apothecary Halloween Special
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Saturday 27th October 2018
Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | Same location as Brunel Museum
The Midnight Apothecary is repeating its Halloween spectacular this year on its rooftop garden. Situated above Brunel's Thames Tunnel, the garden will be lit up and ...More
 
 
 
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The Seance
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 31st October 2018 - 7.30pm
Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, SE16 | Same location as Brunel Museum
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Midnight Apothecary Bonfire Night Special
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Saturday 3rd November 2018
Brunel Museum, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | Same location as Brunel Museum
Name checked by Elle and The Daily Telegraph, the Midnight Apothecary has proved to be a sure-fire hit (no pun intended). Returning for its seventh Bonfire ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Brunel Museum

Near Brunel Museum
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, ... More
 
 
 
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The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
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Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Brunel Museum
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St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
 
 
 
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Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 1 minute from Brunel Museum
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Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 1 minute from Brunel Museum
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Lilly's Restaurant
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
75 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Brunel Museum
Extremely popular local diner in the American style, with child-friendly service, excellent steaks, delicious side orders and an atmosphere of contented enjoyment. Lilly's supports local traders ... More
 
 
 
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Near Brunel Museum
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 miles from Brunel Museum
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 miles from Brunel Museum
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 36 minutes from Brunel Museum
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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MoreYoga Tower Bridge
London > Leisure >
7 Horselydown Lane, SE1 | 20 minutes from Brunel Museum
Two years after launching its first studio in 2016 MoreYoga, which has studios across London, added this Tower Bridge space. The 14th yoga studio from the ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 21 minutes from Brunel Museum
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Brunel Museum
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Brunel Museum.
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Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Brunel Museum
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
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The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Brunel Museum
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
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The Narrow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
Having been such a huge influence on British gastropub fare, it was only a matter of time before Gordon Ramsay opened one himself. As is so ... More
 
 
 
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The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 9 minutes from Brunel Museum
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
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Studio Spaces
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from Brunel Museum
A state-of-the-art photographic studio by day, club by night, Studio Spaces E1 is home to respected electronic clubnight organisers The Hydra. The fully-licensed venue in the ... More
 
 
 
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Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 14 minutes from Brunel Museum
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Brunel Museum.
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Brunel Museum
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 22 minutes from Brunel Museum
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Last Nights of Havana
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Tobacco Dock 10 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

A taste of Cuba comes to London this autumn with Last Nights of Havana at Tobacco Dock. Inspired by the ...More

 
James Graham's Sketching
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Theatre | Until 28th October 2018 

Wilton's Music Hall 17 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

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The Imperial War Museummarks 100 Years of Remembrance on Sunday 11th November with a two minute silence followed by Breaking the Silence - with performances from young musicians ...More

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Exhibitions | On 6th November 

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Asking "Why are we silent when conflict is loud?", this year's Remembrance Lecture questions the power and purpose of two minute silences. In 1919, the first national silence was observed to commemorate the end of ...More

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Concerts | On 28th November 

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Concerts | On 12th November 

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Andrew Earis conducts a programme of Baroque works for solo and ensemble....More

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