Tower Bridge

@towerbridge

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See inside to discover the stories behind the engineering, the people, the architecture and the city that built Tower Bridge.
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#DidYouKnow, Tower Bridge’s original steam engines would take just over one minute to pump enough water to recharge the accumulators (essentially giant Victorian batteries) for a Bridge Lift. #WednesdayWisdom
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#towerbridge #daysout #view #glassfloor #history #heritage #victorian #engineering #museum #london #uk #dayoutwiththekids4 days agoDownload
Hello @citycruises 👋.
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Being across the River Thames gives us a great view of the vessels heading up and down the River. Come and take a look for yourself!
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#towerbridge #daysout #view #glassfloor #history #heritage #victorian #engineering #museum #london #uk #dayoutwiththekids5 days agoDownload
The Challenger 3 passing through Tower Bridge today.
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#towerbridge #daysout #view #glassfloor #history #heritage #victorian #engineering #museum #london #uk #dayoutwiththekids #bridgelift8 days agoDownload
It’s national #BrailleWeek, raising the awareness of braille and other alternative formats. Did you know, all our interpretation is available in Braille and Large Print? Just task a member of our staff when you arrive.
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#access #accessibility #accessibilityforall #braille #towerbridge #daysout #view #glassfloor #history #heritage #victorian #engineering #museum #london #uk #dayoutwiththekids @royalblind13 days agoDownload
Follower photo Friday. We love all your snaps of the Bridge, keep them coming!
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Repost: @steppingthroughfilm
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#followerphotofriday #towerbridge #insidetowerbridge #dayout #london #heritage #fridayfeeling
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#spiderman #spidermanfarfromhome #towerbridge #london #tomholland #jakegyllenhaal #marvel #peterparker #petertingle #superhero #avengers #film #photography @jakegyllenhaal @tomholland2013 @photosofbritain16 days agoDownload
This wonderful poem was created by Lucas, year 5, as part of @Literacy_Trust’s Young City Poets programme after a visit to Tower Bridge. #NationalPoetryDay
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#towerbridge #daysout #view #glassfloor #history #heritage #victorian #engineering #museum #london #uk #dayoutwiththekids17 days agoDownload
We love the awe and amazement of onlookers watching the Bridge Lift.
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As colder months approach, we lift less regularly, but you can always find out when the next lift will be on the Tower Bridge website. 
towerbridge.org.uk
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#towerbridge #daysout #view #glassfloor #history #heritage #victorian #engineering #museum #london #uk #dayoutwiththekids24 days agoDownload
We’re pleased to announce Luke Sozzo as the winner of our London 2144 competition!
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Luke wins a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to operate his very own Bridge lift, alongside a ride on the Thames Sailing Barge Lady Daphne, an historic wooden sailing vessel built in 1923 and an exclusive Behind the Scenes Tour of the Bridge.
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#TowerBridge #London #Competition #3ddesign #designer #futuristic #futurism #heritage #Londonheritagea month agoDownload
Follower photo Friday. We love all your snaps of the Bridge, keep them coming!
📸: @sebastianjphotography .
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#followerphotofriday #towerbridge #insidetowerbridge #dayout #london #heritage #fridayfeelinga month agoDownload
The wonderful people at the Bayko Collectors’ Club built this model Tower Bridge which re-enacts this famous bus jump of 1952!
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A huge thank you to the Club for letting us share this video. You can find out more about the Bayko Collectors’ Club and Bayko Model Show at www.baykocollectorsclub.co.uk.
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#bayko #bakelite #bakelitemodel 
#towerbridge #daysout #view #glassfloor #history #heritage #victorian #engineering #museum #london #uk #dayoutwiththekids
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There’s just over one week until the first ever silent disco inside Tower Bridge – will you be dancing the night away on our Glass Floor? Tickets available from the @EmergeFestival website https://emergefestival.co.uka month agoDownload
The amazing @Totallythames Festival returns to Tower Bridge’s Bascule Chambers this week, with a line-up curated by the inimitable Iain Chambers. Tickets from £30: Tickets available from @totallythames
📷: Steve Stillsa month agoDownload