Brunel’s legacy in London and Bristol

26 October 2017 to 28 October 2017
From £649
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An exclusive opportunity to join Robert Hulse, Director of London’s Brunel Museum, to explore the life and work of Britain’s most ingenious and prolific engineers. Discover Brunel’s extraordinary legacy of creativity and ingenuity starting with his very first official project, the Thames Tunnel, where at aged 19 he worked with his father on what was initially dubbed “the Eighth Wonder of the World”.

Highlights include:

  • Make a privileged descent into the underground entrance hall of the Brunel Museum, housed in the original Thames Tunnel engine house
  • Attend a Gala Steam Day at Didcot Railway Centre and see Great Western locomotives in action
  • Cruise along the Thames via Hungerford Bridge to the launch ramps of the Great Eastern
  • Climb aboard and explore the SS Great Britain, Brunel’s revolutionary iron ship
  • Stay in the Avon Gorge Hotel with unparalleled views over the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Trip scholar
Robert Hulse, (St Catherine’s, 1972) Director of the Brunel Museum.

Booking details
ACE Cultural Tours
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 841055

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