The Victorian Thames

The Victorian Thames

Why was Tower Bridge built, and what was life like on the London docks of 1894? Turn your students into history detectives and find out!  

Students will explore the sights and smells of London's docks through historical sources, developing enquiry and analytical skills to uncover the relationship between the Thames, international trade, and Tower Bridge. 

Key information

Key Stages: 1 and 2

Capacity: Max 30 pupils

Timing: 10.30 - 14.00

Curriculum Links: History, Geography

Cost: £4.70 per child and £9.30 per adult (including admission)

1 adult free per 10 children

“It was a wonderful day with many aspects and learning to it, very well aimed at the age group too.”


“Sophie was amazing, and the visit was really fun for the kids.”


How to book

Contact us with your preferred date, class size and age group.

We'll then get back to you as soon as possible to answer any questions and book your visit

Pre and post workshop resources

Looking for ways to embed your workshop into your classroom learning? 

Our Learning resources contains everything you need to turn your pupils into Tower Bridge experts!