The Museum is an educational charity run by volunteers and tells the story of one of the world’s great engineering dynasties. Brunel organised the world’s first underground concert party here in 1827, and the Museum celebrates and interprets music and theatre as well as engineering.

  • New Acquisition: Thames Tunnel Archive comes home to the Museum

    ‘The most significant collection of drawings relating to Brunel ever to come on the market’

    We are delighted to announce the acquisition of a priceless set of drawings, thanks to generous support from National Heritage Memorial Fund, The Art Fund, Friends of National Libraries and V&A Purchase Grant Fund. Many of the drawings executed by Brunel himself are exceptional for their beauty and artistic merit, for their technical detail and for the insight they give into the development of his career and his design.

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  • Midnight apothecary is back

    Campfire Cocktails in the city are back!  Join us for our seventh season of cocktails, campfire, culture and cuisine at the Brunel Museum. A perfect mates’ night out or date for two.

    This season we have two sittings: 5.00pm – 7.30pm or 7.30pm – 10pm.  Entry includes entry to the roof garden and the Museum, optional guided descent into Brunel’s cavernous underground Grand Entrance Hall beneath the garden, and complimentary toasted marshmallows.

    Here’s to a great season. See you round the campfire!

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