Tower Bridge Exhibition  

 
 
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Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 2UP
 
 
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Summer Opening Hours 10am-6pm | Winter Opening Hours 9.30am - 5.30pm Last admission is 30 minutes before the advertised closing time.
 

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Tower Bridge ExhibitionCompeting 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 spectacular high walkways, elevated 140ft above the Thames. The East Walkway boasts fantastic views of the Docklands and the elegant Canary Wharf while from the West Walkway you can compare the mixed architectural styles of the GLA building , the Tower of London , St Paul's Cathedral , the City of London and Pool of London, Big Ben and the London Eye. Now galleried, these walkways were originally built to transport pedestrians across the Thames when the bridge was being lifted to let tall ships sail past. Entering via the North Tower, visitors are whisked smoothly and seamlessly by lift to the top (47 metres above the Thames) where they have a unique opportunity to see the spectacular steel skeleton from within. A series of short films document the fascinating history of the bridge, while interactive computerised kiosks and graphic panels explain the significance of the incredible views. Each tour ends with a dramatic descent into the historical Victorian Engine Rooms. Installed for the completion of the bridge in 1894, these huge and beautifully maintained, coal-driven engines were used to power the bridge lifts. Experiment with models demonstrating the technology behind the bridge while viewing an intriguing collection of photographs charting the life story of this world famous construction, before being taken smoothly back down to solid ground.

 

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Underground Stations

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London Bridge Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
2 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  41% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 4 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
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Guoman Tower, E1Q | 5 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £174  33% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 7 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
 
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9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Tower Bridge Exhibition, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 1 minute from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Tower Bridge Exhibition, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 4 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Tower Bridge Exhibition, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 4 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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2 Still Walk, SE1 | 1 minute from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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201 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Unit 3.1 One Tower Bridge, 4 Crown Square, SE1 | 1 minute from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 24 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 28 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 31 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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The Anchor Tap
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23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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40 Maltby Street
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40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Hide Bar
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39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 7 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 9 minutes from Tower Bridge Exhibition
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