News

Stay in the loop and go behind the scenes at the museum, with articles by our director, learning manager and volunteers, there is never a dull moment.

#MuseumPassion

We are proud to be taking part in #MuseumPassion today. The #MuseumPassion event consists of a whole day of promoted content on social media, TV and radio focusing on the UK’s museums. Our Learning and Volunteer Manager, Clara, talking about her Museum Passion “This is a watercolour that I love to use again and again […]

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Open House 2020 and Consultation Update

The Brunel Museum Reinvented Project design team joined us for Open House on Saturday 19th September. Visitors popped by to look at some visuals and share their views on current proposals for the project. The team gathered lots of helpful comments, which are currently being considered as we move forwards into the next stage of […]

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Open House 2020 – Activities and Consultation

We are really looking forward to Saturday 19th September (and not just because it’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day)! We are taking part in Open House Families – “London’s architecture festival for children”. Visiting the museum and taking part in the activities will be FREE, and drop-in (no need to book) so please do […]

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Tunnel Activities Art Competition Winners

Choosing our two winners was not easy – a great big thank you to everyone who took part! The winners are 6 year old Lillea Falzon, with a picture of a party, and 12 year old Siyona Bhandari with a drawing of a fitness class for all ages. The judges also wanted to congratulate 9 […]

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Be a Detective with Mr Brunel (plus hats)

Our Saturday event Be a Detective with Mr Brunel (one session remaining in August – buy tickets here) went swimmingly! Glorious weather meant that after an introduction to the museum and a chance to use their investigative skills, participants were able to enjoy the sunshine whilst creating wonderful hats from our craft supplies.

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2020 Summer Activities

As we re-open, we have also put together a programme of family-friendly activities aimed at 7-10 year olds. Tickets are limited due to social distancing measures, so get yours whilst there are still some available! One ticket (at only £6) books you a table for one to three children and up to two adults. There […]

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Museum Reopens Monday 10th August!

We’re delighted to announce that The Brunel Museum will reopen its doors to visitors on Monday 10 August 2020, having been closed since the UK went into lockdown in March. The museum will be open to visitors 12pm – 5pm Monday – Saturday and 1pm – 5pm on Sunday throughout the summer. Ensuring the safety of […]

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Dr Cathy Putz, Director

Dr Cathy Pütz is a museum professional with 20 years’ experience in senior management roles within the UK’s premier museums. Most recently she ran the Victoria and Albert Museum’s pioneering national and international exhibition touring programme, setting up major new partnerships. She has previously held positions as Head of Exhibitions at the National Gallery, London, […]

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Return of the Midnight Apothecary

We have been working hard behind the scenes to adapt our unique cocktail garden to keep our guests and staff safe during this time, whilst maintaining the magical atmosphere that you love. As a result we will be opening for strictly limited numbers from Friday 31st July. Booking is essential so follow the link to […]

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