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Fire! Fire! exhibition tour for schools

Take a video tour of our previous special exhibition - Fire! Fire! - and learn all about the Great Fire of London through amazing objects (perfect for Key Stage 1).

We hope you enjoyed your tour!

Why not carry on learning with some of our other exciting resources about the Great Fire?

Play our popular game and fight the Great Fire! In bite-size chapters, this is a great classroom activity on whiteboard or tablet or a fun homework task.

Great Fire of London game

Help Tom fight the Great Fire in this interactive game, broken into handy bite-size chapters.

Oil on canvas. This painting derives from an original by Jan Griffier the Elder (c. 1645/52-1718), it is not dated or signed. The Great Fire of London started in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane in the early hours of of Sunday 2 September 1666 and raged for the next four days destroying four-fiths of the city walls. This painting depicts the cataclysmic scale of the disaster.

All in one place

Simply want to see everything we've got on the fire, from articles and guides to digital games?

Look no further than this page.


We hope these online resources provide useful learning experiences you can set pupils to carry out either from home or in class.

In future we're planning to offer a Great Fire of London live stream for Key Stage 1 students (as we have done in the past), including the film and a chance for your pupils to ask questions to one of our Great Fire experts. Make sure you don't miss out by signing up for our Teachers' Network to hear about all our latest opportunities.