Pepys was born in London on 23 February 1633. He was a senior naval administrator and had a wide range of interests. He died on 26 May 1703.
His famous diary, kept between 1660 and 1669, gives unique insights into contemporary London.
This exhibition illustrates different aspects of his life. It combines objects of the period with extracts from the diary. To explore the 12 exhibition themes, select from the menu to the right.