Family and Children
Museums are places to be entertained and inspired, and we try to make learning fun and our events unusual. The Brunels did not just build bridges and tunnels, they organised concert parties, dance events, underwater banquets, fairgrounds and shopping arcades. Brunel was not just an engineer, he was an impresario and showman.
Every summer for sixteen years we have run a Play Scheme celebrating the Thames Tunnel Fancy Fair of 1852. Thank you to all the children that came before and welcome to those coming this year. Thank you to parents/carers for bringing them. Check out our blog, facebook page or twitter feed for updates and photos of fun and games.