Bridge Lift Times: Sunday 26 June at 15:00 | Sunday 26 June at 15:30 | Sunday 26 June at 19:15

Tower Bridge Exhibition

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Engineering Tours

Discover the inner workings of the most famous bridge in the world.


Tickets for Engineering Tours in 2016 are yet to be released. For the most up to date information, keep checking our News and Events pages. 


Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes at Tower Bridge? Now is your chance.

Our renowned Engineering Tours offer visitors a rare and extended tour of Tower Bridge, from the fascinating Exhibition to the hidden depths of the most famous bridge in the world.

Part one: Learn about the Bridge’s captivating history and construction from one of our experienced guides; view London life through our new spectacular glass floor, admire stunning panoramic views from the high-level Walkways and wonder at the original steam pumping engines, accumulators and boilers in the atmospheric Engine Rooms.

Part two: Follow the Bridge’s Senior Technical Officers to those areas normally out of bounds to the public, including the Bridge Control Room, the immense Bascule Chambers below river level and the Machinery Room, which houses the impressive hydraulics that power the lifting of the Bridge.

This is a discovery not to be missed.

Cost: £50 per person including FREE Tower Bridge Souvenir Guidebook
Time: 10:30 - 12:30 (approx.)

Each tour is limited to 12 places. Individual tickets can be purchased.
Persons must be over 14 years; persons 14-18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets for Engineering Tours in 2016 are yet to be released. For the most up to date information, keep checking our News and Events pages.

 NOTE: The tour features steep stairs and areas that are considered confined spaces. If you have access requirements please discuss this with us before booking onto an Engineering Tour.