Current exhibitions and displays

  • Fire! Fire! houses woodcut

    Fire! Fire!

    23 July 2016 - 17 April 2017

    Discover London before, during and after the Great Fire of 1666 in an interactive exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of this infamous disaster.

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  • Shears, bailing fork and pruning hook used for cultivation and harvesting in the ancient capital.

    Working the Walbrook

    12 January 2017 - 26 March 2017

    Display of rare metal artefacts from Walbrook valley give us a unique glimpse into the working lives of Roman Londoners.

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  • Pair of ice skates, dating to around 1937 and used regularly at Streatham Ice Arena by the owner to learn dancing on ice, which had become popular in the 1930s.

    Skating on ice

    16 December 2016 - 8 February 2017

    Londoners have also loved to ice skate. This displays looks at objects and prints popularising the activity.

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