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Take a tour back to Rotherhithe in 1843.

This walk will take you on a trip back to 1843 when Rotherhithe was a lively village with workhouses, docks and shipbuilders. Hear about its residents, from mudlarks to coal whippers, deal porters and the Brunels.

Walks take place rain or shine so please bring appropriate clothing and footwear.


The Brunel Museum

Brunel Engine House, Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, London, Greater London, SE16 4LF

020 7231 3840


Opening times

Sat and Sun, 11am – 5pm

ONE-WAY SYSTEM There is a one-way system throughout the site with one entrance and one exit. At the end of the event please exit via the Terrace following the Exit sign, which will be clearly marked.


The entrance to the loos is through the side entrance to the Engine House (clearly signposted) and there is a one-way route downstairs to the two toilets.


All staff and volunteers wear masks inside the Museum.

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