350 years ago a raging fire, which originated at a bakery on Pudding Lane, engulfed the city of London. The Great Fire of 1666 brought total destruction to the city and those who were living in it at the time. To mark the 350 years, the Museum on London have put on an immersive exhibition, so Londoners of the present can experience the Great Fire and the state of the burnt city through the eyes of those who were there. (See our guide to free museums in London.)
The exhibition transports you back to the 17th century, allowing you to visualise life back then, examine the bakery where the fire started, hear personal accounts from those who were affected, identify real objects melted by the flames and even tried help rebuild a burnt down London. Tickets are from £8 for adults and £4 for children (on off-peak Wednesdays). For more information, check out the Museum of London’s website.
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Featured image: Lost City Of London