Landmarks & Historical Sites

Thames Barrier Information Centre

Visit the Information Centre to find out how the Thames Barrier was designed, built and how it works. Also learn about the history and environment of the River Thames.

Enjoy the spectacular views from our café which overlooks the Barrier and the River Thames. We offer sandwiches, cakes, snacks and refreshments. We also have an outside picnic and children’s play area.

Please note: there is no access onto the Thames Barrier itself for security reasons.

28 October – 5 April 2020
Thursday – Sunday 11.00-15.00

6 April – 1 November 2020
Thursday – Sunday 10.30-16.30

2 November – 28 March 2021
Thursday – Sunday 11.00-15.00

Opening times may vary. Please call or check website for details.


Adult: £4.15

Access Information

Please check website for details.

Phone Number

0208 305 4188 Mon - Fri , 0208 854 8028 ( cafe) weekends

Posted on April 03 2019

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