Brunel Museum

 
 
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Railway Avenue, Southwark, Rotherhithe, London SE16 4LF
 
 
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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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The Desire MachineThe Desire Machine2015-07-14T20:00:00+01002015-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Brunel Museum,   Railway Avenue  Rotherhithe    SE16 4LF
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Rotherhithe Overground Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £51  42% 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 £63  39% 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 £68  22% 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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    Design Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    28 Shad Thames, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Brunel Museum
    Located on the banks of the Thames, the Design Museum has two floors and showcases contemporary design in all forms, including fashion, graphic and architectural. There ... More
     
     
     
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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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    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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    Surrey Docks Farm
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
    All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and sheep ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bermondsey Carnival 2015
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 4th July 2015 - 12noon-8pm
    Southwark Park, Lower Road, SE16 | 10 minutes from Brunel Museum
    Family festival with music, dance, funfair, food village, stalls, rumble in the jumble and activities for all. Starring Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel....More
     
     
     
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    Ted 2
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th July 2015 at 6.45pm and 9.30pm
    Surrey Quays Odeon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road, Surrey Quays, SE16 | 10 minutes from Brunel Museum
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    Music Of The Spheres
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th June to 5th July 2015 - 11am-5pm
    Dilston Grove, Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, SE16 | 13 minutes from 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, operetta, variety shows ... 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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    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
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    Coleman Coffee Roasters
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Brunel Museum
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    The Kernel Brewery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate, Southwark, London SE16 | 19 minutes from Brunel Museum
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    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 1 minute from Brunel Museum
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
    London > Leisure >
    45 Prescot Street, 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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    Snowsfields Wellness
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 27 minutes from Brunel Museum
    It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
     
     
     
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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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    Studio Spaces
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    Unit 2, 110 Pennington Street, 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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    40 Maltby Street
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Brunel Museum
    Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rhythm Factory
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 24 minutes from Brunel Museum
    Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
     
     
     
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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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    The Bermondsey Carnival 2015
    Concerts | On 4th July 2015 

    Southwark Park 10 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    Family festival with music, dance, funfair, food village, stalls, rumble in the jumble and activities for all. Starring Steve Harley ...More

    Latin, Roots And Loops With Simeon Lenoir And Mono De Azucar
    Concerts | On 4th July 2015 

    Jamboree 15 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

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    Step Out With Swing Patrol
    Dance | Until 4th July 2015 

    Wilton's Music Hall 17 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    Swing dancing taster class followed by social dancing and entertainment including professional swing dance performances....More

    Designs of the Year 2015
    Designs of the Year 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 16th August 2015 

    Design Museum 18 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    Now in its eighth year, the Design Museum's annual Designs of the Year awards have become a much anticipated feature ...More

     
    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 4th July 2015 

    Tower Bridge Exhibition 20 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points ...More

     
    Tower Of London Tickets
    Tower Of London Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 4th July 2015 

    Tower Of London 22 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

     
    Wimbledon Screenings at The Scoop More London
    Sporting Events | Until 12th July 2015 

    The Scoop at More London 22 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    For four weeks live sports will be screened outdoors next to the River Thames at The Scoop at More London ...More

    The Scoop at More London Free Festival
    The Scoop at More London Free Festival
    Theatre | Until 30th September 2015 

    The Scoop at More London 22 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    The Scoop at More London, next to City Hall, is a huge open air amphitheatre next to the Thames, making ...More

     
    Bermondsey Microbrewery Craft Beer Tasting Experience Walk
    Tours | On 4th July 2015 

    City Hall 22 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    Discover some of the best craft beers in London on this very special tour of several Bermondsey Microbreweries....More

    London Riviera
    Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2015 

    London Riviera 23 minutes walk from Brunel Museum

    London Riviera is a pop-up food and drink experience bringing Miami beach and the French Riviera to More London Riverside ...More

     
     
     
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