Exhibition
For: Families, Anyone
Min age: No minimum
Entry: Child: £4-8; Adult: £8-12
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350 years ago one of the most infamous disasters struck London – the Great Fire of 1666. Experience the destruction of London through the eyes of people who were there at the time, explore the evidence for yourself and find out how the city rose from the ashes in this interactive exhibition.

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Go back in time as you explore and engage with the exhibition’s immersive displays...

Step into Pudding Lane and see what life was like for ordinary Londoners in the 17th century

Walk into the bakery where the fire started and see how the flames spread across the city

Play archaeologist and identify real objects melted by the flames

Hear the rarely told personal stories of the people affected by the disaster

Try your hand at rebuilding the London that rose again from the ashes.

Exhibition tickets

Ticket Type

Standard

Off Peak

Off Peak Wednesdays

Adult

£12

£10

£8

Child

£6

£5

£4

Under 5s

Free

Free

Free

Concession*

£9.60

£8

£6.40

Family**

£9

£7.50

£6

Off peak
Off-peak prices available Monday-Friday during local school term time.

Wednesday offers
Available every Wednesday during local term time only.

UK universities
£100 per group of up to 35 students or group rate (cheapest rate applied). Book a UK university group.

Adult group and non-UK university group bookings
Call: 020 7001 9844 or visit our Group booking pages.

Family visits
Download our family guide (opens in a new tab) to get the most out of your time with us.

School visits
This exhibition is perfect for schools that are exploring the story of the Great Fire of 1666. Visit our dedicated schools page to book class visits and to find out about our joint package with St Paul’s Cathedral and free facilitated sessions available to school groups.

* Concession
Students, over 60, unwaged and registered disabled are eligible for concessions
Museum of London Friends, Under 5s and carers can enter for free.

**Family Tickets
Family tickets are available for families of 3-6 and must include at least one adult or concession ticket, and one child 5-16 ticket.

Tickets for under 5's are not included within flexible family ticket offer and do not count toward offer.
When booking online a discount for family tickets will be automatically applied.

Great Fire events at the museum

Throughout the exhibition the Museum of London will host a programme of fire themed walks and tours,free afternoon lectures, workshops, family activities, children’s sleepovers and festival days. View events.

Visit theGreat Fire 350 website to see what else is on throughout the city on the anniversary weekend.

Sneak Peek

Follow the journey of some of our younger visitors to the exhibition in the film below.



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Exhibition
For: Families, Anyone
Min age: No minimum
Entry: Child: £4-8; Adult: £8-12
Book now

Gallery access

Exhibition access

10:00am-5:30pm

Lower floor

Accessible via a lift