Discover the fascinating history behind one of the worlds most famous bridges with a visit to the Tower Bridge Exhibition. Youll be amazed as you explore the bridges iconic structure and magnificent engine rooms, and youll even be able to walk into the high level Walkways - set 42 metres above the River Thames and offering stunning views of landmarks including St Pauls Cathedral, Monument and Canary Wharf. Whats more, your experience for two will also include a delicious afternoon tea at the nearby Novotel.
This package includes entry to the Tower Bridge Exhibition and a tasty afternoon tea at Novotel. Within Tower Bridges iconic structure and magnificent Victorian Engine rooms there is plenty to see and do! After watching a new animated video about why Tower Bridge was built, guests can walk into the high level Walkways, 42 metres above the River Thames. This offers visitors the chance to admire stunning panoramic views of London, spying such popular landmarks as St Pauls Cathedral and the Monument to the west and St Katharines Dock leading to Canary Wharf to the east. The East Walkway houses the exhibition Great Bridges of the World - this photographic exhibition features over 20 Bridges, each of which represents a breathtaking feat of engineering. In the south tower a short video shows the construction of the Bridge, before guests proceed to the West Walkway where they can view the brand NEW exhibition, This is London. Here, visitors can admire copies of over 60 iconic illustrations and excerpts from painter and illustrator, Miroslav Saseks classic childrens book, This is London. Continue on to the original lifting machinery in the Victorian Engine Rooms, complete with sounds and smells that transport you back in time to the Bridges origins. You will also experience a virtual Bridge lift, providing you with a unique view of the Bascules being raised. A visit to the Gift Shop before leaving allows the chance to take home a memento of your day. Your experience also includes afternoon tea at the nearby Novotel. Afternoon tea includes a selection of sandwiches, raisin scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, a selection of cakes and pastries and a choice of tea or coffee.
Explore the most famous Bridge in the world and enjoy a tasty afternoon tea for two!