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.

Details

Venue:
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN
Transport:
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
Dates:
July 23 - April 17



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