Boat trip down the Thames — River and Fire (Dec 2016)

Address:
, 150 London Wall, Barbican, London 51.517778 -0.096584
Dates & Time:
1.15 PM to 4.15 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£38. Note: You must be 12 or over
See museumoflondon.org.uk
Tel:
0207 001 9844
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Barbican CRC H&C MET, Mansion House CRC DSC, Moorgate CRC H&C MET NRN, St. Paul’s CNT
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This one should be good. The Museum of London is putting an a boat trip down the river to teach us how the City managed to rebuild after the Great Fire of London in 1666.

The trip will be led by Meriel Jeater, the curator of the Museum of London's "Fire! Fire!" exhibition, and you'll hear all about the Fire, plus some other events that shaped and influenced the city's architecture.

The boat trip will begin at Westminster Pier and go all the way to The O2 and back again, passing many famous landmarks like St. Paul's, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and Greenwich.

 

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Craig’s review – “The Museum of London tells the story of the city all the way back to the bones and stones of the prehistoric era. The only animals we have walking around Trafalgar Square these days are pigeons and squirrels, but back then we had a plain full of hippos and elephants. They've dug up monkey bones, lions, bison, bears... it was better than London Zoo! When you visit as… continued”

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