Engine House

Scheduled Ancient Monument housing a collection of prints, watercolours, statues, peepshows and models that tell the dramatic story of Brunel’s first and last projects: the Thames Tunnel and the Great Eastern. A long battle against flood, death and disaster to triumphal opening and launch.

Lighted panels, original artefacts and a film about the life of Britain’s most famous engineer.

Illuminated display panels on the first floor









Cross section model of the shaft and shield


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