Fire! Fire!

Museum of London
Until April 17
To mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, the Museum of London is currently holding a major exhibition which focuses on events the day before the great fire of 1666.
Thomas Farriner's Bakery in Fire! Fire! (c) Museum of London
A recreation of Pudding Lane and a huge panorama of London in flames are just some of the immersive and interactive exhibits on show.

This family-friendly exhibition is also presenting, as its centrepiece, a restored 17th fire engine.Other highlights include letters from eyewitnesses who escaped the inferno and a variety of flame-scarred artefacts, some being displayed for the very first time.

Although Fire! Fire! focuses on the eve before the blaze - some of the many myths surrounding how the inferno started are also explored.In addition, the exhibition reveals how the city slowly managed to recover.


Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN
Opening hours:
Open daily 10am - 6pm (galleries close at 5:40pm)
Entry fee:
Adult £12, off peak £10, child:£6 off peak £4, concessions:£9.60. Off-peak Wednesdays offer lower prices
July 23 - April 17


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