Discover the history of the Bridge, the people who work here and get creative with engineering and bridge-themed arts and crafts activities. There's something for everyone including blog posts, quizzes, podcasts and activities.
Discover the story of the Bridge, how it was constructed and key dates in its history.
It's the people that make a place. Discover the historic figures who created the iconic Bridge and have maintained it since 1894.
Explore our family friendly activities for you to do at home.
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Our favourite Bridge Lifts
Ever wondered what vessels Tower Bridge lifts for? We’ve taken a look through our archives to find some of the most interesting and iconic boats and ships that have passed through Tower Bridge since 1894.
Who runs Tower Bridge?
When Tower Bridge was completed in 1894, the people directly responsible were the Superintending Engineer and the Bridge Master. Find out how this role has evolved over more than a century and the people who've held it.
Get Creative with Alex Evans
Join former Artist in Residence, Alex Evans, to unleash your creativity.
Over the course of four weeks, you will learn simple, fun techniques to create your own artworks inspired by Tower Bridge.
The People of Tower Bridge
We need your help! Can you help us to identify the men in this picture who worked on Tower Bridge's construction?
Interested in discovering more about Tower Bridge's history?
Our guides, historians and educators have been busy creating a series of short podcasts exploring the stories of the people, engineering and architecture behind London's defining landmark.
Things to read
Deep dive into the history of London's defining landmark with our latest blogs
Have you heard of the Bridge House Estates?
Imagine an organisation that has been around for over 700 years, is responsible for two of the world’s most famous structures and yet is almost unheard of, even in its own city.
The architectural style of Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge is often compared to a fairy-tale castle spanning the Thames next to the ancient Tower of London. But have you ever wondered about the architectural movement that inspired the now iconic design?
Eat like a Victorian
What was it like to live in 1880s and 1890s London? What did they do in their leisure time? What sports did they watch? But, most importantly, what food did they eat?
Meet Bella, the Tower Bridge Cat
Bella is a fictional cat who goes on adventures in and around Tower Bridge. Discover the story of 'The Tower Bridge Cat' and get creative with our family-friendly cat-themed activities.
Making the Bridge Sing
Experience our latest exhibition 'Making the Bridge Sing' from the comfort of your home.
This exhibition, which was originally on display inside the Victorian Engine Rooms, explores the imagined sights and sounds experienced by Hannah Griggs, a cook at Tower Bridge between 1911 and 1915, and features artwork by award-winning artist Di Mainstone.