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“Historic, Interesting & Well Run”
Review of Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge
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$148.45*
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Private Tour: London Walking Tour of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge
Ranked #8 of 1,615 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: An iconic London landmark and one of Britain's best loved historic sites, Tower Bridge is open to the public 363 days a year. Within the Bridge's iconic structure and magnificent Victorian Engine rooms, the Tower Bridge Exhibition is the best way of exploring the most famous bridge in the world! Come learn about this incredible feat of Victorian engineering, discover how the Bridge is raised and enjoy stunning panoramic views across London from our high-level walkways, 42 metres above the River Thames. Opening Times: 10:00 - 17:30(last admission )
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Newfoundland
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Historic, Interesting & Well Run”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

My son and I recently spent a weekday morning touring the Tower Bridge Exhibit and it was time well spent. The two and half hours required to thoroughly see everything was just right. The views are great, the exhibits were well done and interesting.

Visited April 2013
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Northampton, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Iconic world famous landmark”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

The best bit about this is actually being part of such an iconic world famous landmark. Before our visit I never knew that you could ascend one of the towers (via lift) walk through the connecting walkways between the towers and down the stairs at the other end ( I guess the less able could return and go back down in the lift, best to check though). You pass through several permanent exhibits about the history of the bridge, as well as changing exhibits on the theme of London, bridges etc, all with a fantastic view along the Thames. Don't forget to follow the trail from the second tower to the former engine rooms that used to control the opening and closing of the bridge as these are as interesting as the bridge itself. Good value (£18 for a family ticket at the time of our visit) which kept an 8 & 10 year old, as well as their parents interested for over 2 hours.

Visited April 2013
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Holon, Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A nice attraction, reasonbly priced”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Nice view on the motors and nice videos telling the story of tower bridge, but nothing too special, worth the ticket's price

Visited May 2013
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Port Huon, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great History..Fabulous Views...”
Reviewed May 11, 2013

This is a great exhibition and well worth spending the time to really look at everything on show..
It is well set out and the history of the site and the photographs of bygone eras was capitvating..

Visited September 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Sight everyone should experience.”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Were with a friends, so we were more excited about the view rather than history. It was amazing and you can made a coin with a Tower bridge on it. I cost only 1£. Great to see how it actually works.

Visited September 2012
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