Thames Barrier Information Centre

About

The £500 million Thames Barrier, inaugurated by HM The Queen in 1984, spans 520 metres across the Thames at Woolwich Reach. The 10 steel gates are raised monthly for testing. There is an exhibition with a 10 minute video and a working scale model. Also riverside walkways, children's play area and Thames Barrier Cafe.

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Practical Information

1 Unity Way, Woolwich, London, SE18 5NJ

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For More Information:

+44 (0)20 8305 4188

Prices:

Adult Ticket £3.75 (USD6.23) - View Prices

Opening Times:

Thursday - Sunday: 10:30 - 17:00. Last admission 16:30.

Open on all bank holidays, apart from 25 and 26 December.

Groups should contact us in advance to book.

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Prices

Adult Ticket: £3.75 (USD6.23)  per ticket
Child Ticket: Up to £2.25 (USD0.00)  per ticket
Family ticket (2 adults and 3 children): £10.00 (USD16.61)  per ticket
Concession Ticket: £1.75 to £3.25 (USD2.91)  per ticket

Children under 5 are admitted free.

Carers accompanying disabled visitors will be admitted free of charge.

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Venue Details & Map

Thames Barrier Information Centre

Address
1 Unity Way
Woolwich
London
SE18 5NJ
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 8305 4188
Public transport:
Turn left out of station onto Main Road. Turn right and walk on the left-hand side of the road for about 10 minutes. Turn left down Eastmoor Street.

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