Brunel’s Thames Tunnel Reopens After 150 Years And It Looks Incredible!

The first tunnel to ever run under the River Thames has reopened to the public, showcasing a pretty impressive new grand entrance. The Brunel Thames Tunnel, which was designed by Isambard Kingdom and his father, was completed and first opened in 1843. The Grade II-listed entrance was eventually abandoned after it closed to the public. Now, however, the tunnel that once drew a million visitors during Victoria’s reign has reopened for the first time in 150 years.

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This week the Brunel Museum have revealed its recent transformation. The staircase itself was designed by architects Tate Harmer. It is to become an entertainment space; in the next few months there’ll be live music, theatre, opera and even a restaurant.

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