Wednesday 20 July 2016

Museum of London - It's about to get even hotter

Just four more days to go
Fire! Fire! opens to the public at the Museum of London this weekend. With the scent of baked bread, the sight of raging flames, the touch of rough burnt wood and the voices of eyewitnesses retelling their stories, this rare exhibition experience will trigger all the senses. There is even more to learn about the Great Fire of 1666 with a series of events around the exhibition such aswalksworkshopsboat tourslectures and family events.
Upcoming Great Fire events
Great Fire of London family walk
Next date Wed 27 Jul, 2pm
Starts at Museum of London
Join us on a family friendly and fun tour of one of London's most infamous moments.
Feeling the heat 
Next date Tue 20 Sep, 7pm
Museum of London
Enter the world of fire forensics and learn its techniques in this workshop inspired by the Great Fire of 1666.
Tour the Thames: river and fire
Next date Sat 30 Jul, 1.15pm
Explore the sites destroyed and rebuilt during the fire with experts on a trip along the Thames. 
Free lunchtime lectures
Starts Wed 7 Sep, 3pm
Museum of London
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for a series of free lectures exploring the Great Fire of 1666 and its legacy with academics, archaeologists, authors and more.
The Great Fire anniversary weekend family festival
Sat 3 - Sun 4 Sep, 12pm
Museum of London
Discover an extravaganza of Great Fire activities with a digital twist during this free festival for families.
The Great Fire: object handling
Next date Sat 23 Jul, 2pm
Museum of London
Get up close to history at our object handling table for families, and hear some incredible London stories from 1666.