Launching A Landmark: The Unseen Opening Weeks

Tower Bridge is celebrating 130 years with a free, summer-long exhibition you won't want to miss.

Booking information

Dates: 22 June - 1 October 2024

Times: All day, every day

Location: On the pavements of Tower Bridge

Price: Free to access

About the exhibition

Get ready to dive into a hidden treasure trove - a collection of photographs from Tower Bridge's public opening in 1894, unseen for over a century.

Imagine: peering through the lens of time and seeing the Bridge come alive through the eyes of the workers who built it and the first Londoners to walk across its magnificent path. These unique photographs offer a fresh perspective on a historic event.

But wait, there's more: Get ready for an augmented reality adventure that brings the photos to life, transporting you back to the bustling streets of Victorian London. And dive deeper with exclusive online content that explores the Bridge's fascinating history.

This summer, join the celebration! See the unseen, meet the makers of this magnificent landmark, and be part of Tower Bridge's incredible journey.

Take a closer look

Find out more about the photographs, how they were discovered and what they tell us about the people who built Tower Bridge, on our brand new website. 

Visit the website