On-site workshops

On-site workshops and tours

Experience the wonder of Tower Bridge with your class by booking one of our fascinating and hands-on workshops or tours.

Workshops take place in our designated Learning Space, and all include a guided tour. Standalone guided tours are also available.

Delivered by our experienced Learning team, facilitated sessions are included in the normal school visit rate, and must be booked and paid for a minimum of four-weeks in advance. 

We look forward to welcoming you and your class to Tower Bridge! 

Visits fund

The Culture Mile School Visits Fund may be able to support your visit to Tower Bridge.

This fund provides grants of up to £600 towards the cost of admission, transport and teacher cover.

Key Stage 1

Jumping buses

Discover the true story of the bus that jumped Tower Bridge!

The Victorian Thames

Pupils will travel back in time to the opening day of Tower Bridge: 30th June 1894.

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Tower Bridge has joined forces with the team at The Literacy Tree to create this 3-week literacy sequence for Year 2s, around Andrea Beatty’s Rosie Revere, Engineer..

Guided tour for schools (KS1)

Explore Tower Bridge's impressive high-level Walkways and magnificent Engine Rooms  led by members of the Learning team.

Key Stage 2

The Victorian Thames

Looking closely at the unique circumstances necessitating Tower Bridge’s construction, KS2 students will gain an understanding of the Victorian docks of 1894.

Raise Tower Bridge

KS2 pupils will discover how Tower Bridge opens to passing boats, and how technology has changed in its lifetime.

Design the skyline

Challenge your KS2 pupils to design London’s future skyline.

Bridge builders

Turn your students into bridge building engineers and conduct experiments on different bridge structures.

Guided tour for schools

KS2 pupils can explore Tower Bridge's impressive high-level Walkways and magnificent Engine Rooms led by members of the Learning team.

Key Stage 3

Raise Tower Bridge

KS3 pupils will learn how this iconic structure opens to passing boats, and how technology has changed in its lifetime.

Design the skyline

Challenge your KS3 class to design London’s future skyline.

Guided tour for schools

KS3 pupils can explore Tower Bridge's impressive high-level Walkways and magnificent Engine Rooms led by members of the Learning team.

pupil looks out of Tower Bridge's high level walkways window

Self-guided visits

If you would prefer a self-guided visit, these may be booked by emailing our Bookings team at bookings@towerbridge.org.uk 

Visit our learning resources page for a range of resources to support your trip, including our self-guided visit packs which provide useful information for teachers, engaging activities, a recommended route, historical background and explanations of scientific processes.