Tower Bridge Exhibition is a superb family day out in the heart of London, taking in illuminating and enjoyable exhibits on the life and times of one of the world’s most famous landmarks.

Opened in 1894, Tower Bridge has been a working suspension bridge over the River Thames ever since, becoming a family attraction in 1982, with the unveiling of the when the

Tower Bridge Exhibition – based largely in the bridge’s two towers. Ticket holders can ply its upper walkways for a stunning vista over the metropolis through dedicated viewing windows. The Tower Bridge Exhibition includes a tour of the Victorian-era Engine Rooms at the south end of the bridge. It contains the impressive original steam engines that drive the Bridge bascules (from the French for see-saw).
As well as numerous photos, hologrpahic images and a film about the construction of the bridge, the Tower Bridge Exhibition has interactive displays and information access points detailing the cutting edge technology that has kept Tower Bridge in operation for more than a century. A Behind The Scenes tour takes ticket holders into the command centre of the Bridge, to see how the bascules are raised to allow ships to pass, while a trip down into the bascule chambers is just the ticket for those seeking adventure and enlightenment.

Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 2UP
Tel: 020 7403 3761
Times: See attraction for specific details.