Thursday 2 February 2017

Museum of London - Family workshops, performances, exhibitions and walks this half term

Explore how London survived the Great Fire of 1666 this half term.

Have a go at rebuilding the city in our family-friendly Fire! Fire! exhibition or discover the differences between London in 1666 and today on our Great Fire family walk.

And don't miss our FREE half term events. Create an artistic masterpiece out of burnt materials, help poet Sara Hirsch write a Great Fire themed poem and imagine other worlds at our interactive storytelling sessions.
FREE event highlights
Mon 13 - Sun 19 Feb (excluding Thu 16), times vary
Museum of London
From stories set in the aftermath of the Great Fire and traditional tales from around the world through to intergalactic adventures to rebuild destroyed planets, there's a story to fire everyone's imagination this half term.
Sun 12, Tue 14 & Sun 19 Feb, 12.30 & 2pm
Museum of London
From basic homes made of timber through to ornate Victorian houses and today's glass skyscrapers, London's buildings have changed dramatically over time. Design and make your own timeline of London's architecture at this art drop-in.
Family exhibitions and walks
Daily, 10am  5.30pm
Museum of London
Why did the fire spread so fast? Who got the blame? How was the city rebuilt? Explore the answers through hands-on activities, theatrical sets and never-before-seen artefacts in this interactive and atmospheric exhibition. Until 17 Apr. 
Sun 12 Feb, Wed 12, Thu 13, Sat 16 & Mon 17 Apr, 11am
Museum of London
Visit the sites struck by the Great Fire on a fun and interactive walking tour.  Discover fascinating facts and stories and get ready to take part in mini challenges as a family. These walks have been very popular so book now to avoid disappointment. 
Upcoming free family festival
Sat 11 & Sun 12 Mar, 11am – 4pm
Find out just how fun science and technology can be at this free family festival. Join experts from Imperial College London at an extravaganza of activities in the galleries.