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Five Ways the Great Fire Changed London

The Great Fire of London raged for four days in 1666, destroying much of the city and leaving some 100,000 people homeless. As the Museum of London prepares to mark the 350th anniversary of the inferno, the article looks at how it left a lasting impact on the capital:  9 more words


Fire! Fire! 1666 and All That.

Exhibition at the Museum of London 23 July 2016 – 17 Apr 2017.

It’s known of course as the Great Fire of London. So great in fact that more generally it is simply called the Great Fire. 585 more words

Social History

Great Fire at the Museum of London

I’ve not yet seen the Museum of London’s new Fire! Fire! exhibition, but I did speak to curator Meriel Jaeter for a preview in the current issue of… 321 more words


Fire Fire - Museum of London, July 2016

We all know about the Great Fire of London don’t we? It is embedded into our joint historical narrative. Every school child commits dates – 1666, places – Pudding Lane, and causes – the bakers oven, to memory. 1,580 more words

Museum Reviews

Punk London

Spent some time at the MoL this morning and saw there is a brief punk section. Good to see people I recognize and have had the pleasure to meet in the exhibition photos and videos! 186 more words

Artsy Crawls @ Museum of London

The 2012 London Olympic Games were a magnificent event, watched closely by 900 million people worldwide and admired by many more. The opening ceremony, directed by the famous film director Danny Boyle, celebrated Britain’s history and cultural richness and was almost a visual love letter to the country. 376 more words


The Museum of London

Unlike its sister museum, the Docklands Museum, the Museum of London doesn’t have a dedicated area for toddlers, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth a visit. 371 more words