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Tower Bridge By Night
 
Visit Tower Bridge Exhibition and enjoy stunning views of London from the high level walkways above the Thames. Learn all about the Bridge's construction and history, then continue your exhibition journey to the Victorian Steam Engine Rooms. Step inside the Most Famous Bridge in the World!
 The lifting of Tower Bridge has become a must see event for visitors to London. Come and see the bridge raise, then tour the engine rooms to learn how it works. All this and more when you visit the Most Famous Bridge in the World!
  
Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, England, over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, which gives it its name.. It has become an iconic symbol of London.
The bridge consists of two towers which are tied together at the upper level by means of two horizontal walkways which are designed to withstand the horizontal forces exerted by the suspended sections of the bridge on the landward sides of the towers. The vertical component of the forces in the suspended sections and the vertical reactions of the two walkways are carried by the two robust towers. The bascule pivots and operating machinery are housed in the base of each tower. Its present colour dates from 1977 when it was painted red, white and blue for the Queen's Silver Jubilee. Originally it was painted a chocolate brown colour.
Tower Bridge is sometimes mistakenly referred to as London Bridge, which is actually the next bridge upstream.[2] A popular urban legend is that in 1968, Robert McCulloch, the purchaser of the old London Bridge that was later shipped to Lake Havasu City, Arizona, believed that he was in fact buying Tower Bridge. This was denied by McCulloch himself and has been debunked by Ivan Luckin, the seller of the bridge.
 

Location

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

 

The high level Walkways are open to the public, with exit to the Victorian Engine Rooms provided via the South Tower lift. Please note that the Walkways are accessible only via the stairways in the North Tower of the Bridge while the lift remains closed and we do not offer any facilities for baggage or pushchair storage.
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT TOWER BRIDGE EXHIBITION WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY 24TH FEBRUARY BETWEEN 11.00- 15.00 
 
Bridge Lift Times
 
Details of scheduled Bridge Lifts DAY DATE TIME VESSEL DIRECTION
Sat 06 Mar 07:30 Maintenance lift Upstream
Sat 06 Mar 07:50 Maintenance lift Upstream
Sun 07 Mar 07:30 Maintenance lift Upstream
Sun 07 Mar 07:50 Maintenance lift Upstream
Sat 13 Mar 07:30 Maintenance lift Upstream
Fri 19 Mar 09:45 SB Will Upstream
Fri 19 Mar 10:30 SB Will Downstream
Fri 19 Mar 13:30 SB Will Upstream
Fri 19 Mar 14:30 SB Will Downstream
Thu 25 Mar 17:30 SB Will Upstream
Thu 25 Mar 18:15 SB Will Downstream
Fri 18 Jun 16:30 SB Will Upstream
Fri 18 Jun 17:30 SB Will Downstream
Sun 15 Aug 12:15 SB Will Upstream
Sun 15 Aug 13:00 SB Will Downstream
Sun 15 Aug 16:00 SB Will Upstream
Sun 15 Aug 16:45 SB Will Downstream
Sat 18 Sep 18:45 SB Will Upstream
Sat 18 Sep 19:30 SB Will Downstream
Sat 18 Sep 22:30 SB Will Upstream
Sat 18 Sep 23:15 SB Will Downstream 
Booking and payment details
 
Bridge lifts are available at no charge, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
 
 Admission Prices  




References


 http://www.towerbridge.org.uk

  

Nearest Tube Station
  
London Bridge ( Jubilee and Northen lines )
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Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 207 407 9191
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7940 8396

Email: enquiries@towerbridge.org.uk