The world’s first ocean-going liner was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and launched in 1843. Engaging displays tell the story of a vessel that changed maritime history, as well as of its late-20th-century recovery and restoration.
The Thames Tunnel, the oldest tunnel in London, was the first tunnel to be dug under a river through soft earth. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, it is still in use today, as part of the London underground network. The museum is currently celebrating the two hundredth anniversary.