A staple of our city skyline and recognisable landmark across the UK, but walk across this familiar bridge on Saturday 14th September and you'll discover parts of the bridge you never knew about. For one day only, Brunel's bridge is turned into Bristol's highest museum, labelled with fascinating facts and flabbergasting figures surrounding its engineering and maintenance! You might be surprised how old; how heavy and how strong some parts of it are! Look our for Bridge Engineers who will be out on the bridge all day, ready to answer all of your questions about the care and maintenance of this beloved crossing. Pick up a fun family quiz sheet from the Visitor Centre to help you explore the bridge in a whole new way.
Visit the maintenance workshop to explore the history of bridge preservation. Hear how experts monitor and maintain Brunel's superstructure today. Talks on the hour.
Find an exhibition of paintings inspired by Bristol's engineering history in the Visitor Centre, along with other installations.
NB: Underground tours are not part of these events.