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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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Underground Stations

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Rotherhithe Overground Station
 
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Canada Water Tube Station
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
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Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  27% 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 £74  21% 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  36% 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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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 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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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
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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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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
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36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 17 minutes 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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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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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
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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
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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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City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Brunel Museum
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Snowsfields Wellness
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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
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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
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108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 6 minutes from Brunel Museum
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The Narrow
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44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
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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
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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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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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1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 17 minutes from Brunel Museum
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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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