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About the Tower Bridge

World famous Victorian bridge with a raising bascule.

The bridge itself is free to walk across, and their website lists when it will open for ships.

There is also a paid exhibition space, which runs in the upper walkways, and then across the road to the original steam powered engine rooms.

Offers great views of the city from the upper walkway.

Address

Tower Bridge,
Tower Bridge Road,
London,
SE1 2UP

Link to Tower Bridge's website

 

Tower Bridge Map

 

Fequently asked questions

The nearest station is Tower Hill which is 0.3 miles away.


Tower Bridge - Latest News

Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge
Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

Normally limited to winter months when things are a bit quieter — the behind the scenes tours have resumed at Tower Bridge.

Unbuilt London: Replacing Tower Bridge with a tunnel
Unbuilt London: Replacing Tower Bridge with a tunnel

Considering how iconic Tower Bridge is as a symbol of London, it’s difficult to believe that just 50 years ago there were plans to replace it with a tunnel.

Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes at Tower Bridge
Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes at Tower Bridge

This winter there’s a chance to go deep inside Tower Bridge to see the mechanisms that make it work and the huge bascule chambers that sits below river level.

Experimental hydrogen powered boat visiting London
Experimental hydrogen powered boat visiting London

This coming Thursday evening (3rd Oct) will be a chance to see an experimental boat passing under Tower Bridge.

Tickets Alert: Evening history talks inside Tower Bridge
Tickets Alert: Evening history talks inside Tower Bridge

To celebrate 125 years of Tower Bridge, it will be hosting a series of one-off talks inside the the South Tower.

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