Victorian Britain was transformed into a global power by the genius of one man, the world’s greatest engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Transport was revolutionized by projects like the Great Western Railway, Thames Tunnel, the Royal Albert Bridge and three enormous iron ships. Learn about Brunel’s greatest achievements and the legacy he has left behind.

  • Presentation of Brunel's Life

  • Demonstrations

  • Bridge building activity

  • Brunel Timeline rail track game

  • Quizzes

  • Brunel Bingo

  • What the Victorians did for us

  • Victorian mystery objects

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

“The children really enjoyed it and learnt so much!”

Rachel Baverstock - Year 1 Teacher Shakespeare Primary School Plymouth