07 Oct '11, 3pm

Test closure of #thamesbarrier on Sunday. Visit 2-3pm to see UK's largest movable #flood gates in action. More info at

Our Information Centre is a small exhibition that shows you how the Thames Barrier was designed, built and works. You can also learn about the history and environment of the River Thames. Enjoy the spectacular views from our cafe, which overlooks the barrier and the River Thames. We also have an outside picnic and children's play area. Opening times From April 2011, our Information Centre and cafe will be open to the public from Thursday to Sunday, 10.30am to 5pm. Last admission to the Information Centre is 4.30pm. We are also open on Bank Holidays. Christmas and New Year opening times (PDF, 17KB) Admission prices Adults – £3.50 (£3 for disabled adults*) Seniors (60 and over) – £3.00 (£2 for disabled seniors*) Students (16-18 or in full-time education) – £3.00 (£2 for disabled students*) Children (under 16) – £2 (£1.50 for disabled children*) Under 5s – Free * Ad...

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