Bridge Lift Times: Sunday 02 April at 20:30 | Sunday 02 April at 21:15 | Wednesday 07 June at 20:15

Tower Bridge Exhibition

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Engineering Tours

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

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 Officer 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 (weekends only) 

Engineering Tours take place on weekends throughout November, December, January and March. Each tour is limited to 12 places.

Tickets are now on sale! Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
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Attendees must be over 14 years; those aged between 14-18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note: The tour features steep stairs and areas that are considered confined spaces. If you have access requirements please contact us before booking onto an Engineering Tour.