2016 marks 350 years since one of the greatest and most infamous disasters in London's history: the Great Fire of 1666. As part of the commemorations, the Museum of London spent over a year rebuilding a 17th century fire engine, one of the oldest surviving in the world. Watch a large wooden cask be transformed back into a working engine from the time of the Great Fire.
Building a 17th century fire engine
Find out how over a year of reconstruction turned an old barrel back into a working Stuart fire engine.
London Stone in seven strange myths
Discover the truth behind London Stone, the city's most ancient, mysterious, and myth-laden monument.
Meet Christina Broom
Christina Broom was Britain's first female press photographer and a pioneer of London photography.
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