As one of the most iconic and historic bridges London, Tower Bridge is the ideal location if you’re looking for an exciting family day out. For years now, the Tower Bridge exhibiton has had visitors from all over the world flocking to see the landmark, from bridge raises, to the glass floor walkway that was installed in 2014 - the most extensive development made to bridge since it was opened to the public in 1982 - the first time since 1910.
Inside Tower Bridge, you’ll find so much more than your standard whistle- stop tour. Here, you can observe a stunning fusion between traditional and contemporary engineering and art. A grand Victorian staircase leads you through to an exhibition detailing what life was like for Londoners during the nineteenth century. The North tower details the intricacies of the build, as well as offering fantastic pieces of history about Tower Bridge itself and how it shaped the city of London, making it one of the best historic places to visit.
From the walkways you will be able to enjoy stunning panoramic viewpoints of London, such as St Pauls Cathedral, Canary Wharf and The Monument. Here, you will also be able to view the refreshed ‘Great Bridges of the World’ exhibition, which features a variety of fantastic bridges from around the world, as well as popular bridges in London.
As well as exhibitions, Tower Bridge boasts some of the most popular art installations in the capital. Winding down North tower’s staircase is ‘Battersea to Bermondsey’, a captivating LED light display, featuring historic buildings that can be found throughout London. Towards the end of your visit, you can also see the Victorian engine rooms that were once responsible for raising the tower’s bascules. Here, you can see all the differing mechanisms and engineering techniques that went into creating one of the most intricate systems the world had ever seen.
Ticket prices for Tower Bridge attractions and exhibitions about London that can be found inside are currently placed at £9.00 for adults or £3.90 for children (aged 5 to 15). If you’re looking to book a group visit (10+ people), this is currently priced at £7.65 per adult and £3.40 for children aged 5-15. If you would like more information regarding Tower Bridge and things to do in London, please visit the website at http://www.towerbridge.org.uk.