The museum tells the story of one of the world’s great engineering dynasties. It is based in and around the Tunnel Shaft, built for Brunel‘s Thames Tunnel (1825-43), the world‘s first underwater thoroughfare. The tunnel remains in use by London‘s Underground and the Engine House is a museum.


Address: Railway Avenue Rotherhithe London Greater London SE16 4LF

  • Telephone: 020 7231 3840
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Open Days & Times

Fri-Mon 1030-1530. Visit website for more details and advance booking.


  • By Bus: 381, C10
  • By Rail: Rotherhithe / 100 yards


  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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