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July 23, 2016 - April 17, 2017
Fire! Fire! is an interactive exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of London’s most infamous disaster. Visitors are invited to discover London before, during and after the Great Fire of 1666.
From the Museum of London’s website:
‘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.
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.’
REVIEWS FOR FIRE! FIRE!
“A vivid, gutsy and relevant return to the Great Fire of London”
‘This new show provides a potent introduction to those calamitous event and the city that rose from the ashes. Expect plenty of flickering visuals, genuinely intriguing objects, and a family-friendly design that should keep everyone happy.’