Great Fire of London family walk

Address:
The City, London

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
26th May, 1st, 22nd June, 7th, 20th July, 4th and 24th August 2019
11 AM to 11.45 AM
Tickets & Cost:
Adult £7.50; Child £5; See museumoflondon.org.uk

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The Museum of London will be putting on a fun, family-friendly walk around the sites associated with the Great Fire of London.

You'll find out how the Great Fire started, how it spread, what they did to tackle the blaze, and how they finally put the flames out.

Was the baker in Pudding Lane really to blame?
And what did Samuel Pepys bury in his back-garden?

Along the way you'll be taking part in some fun mini challenges.

 

> Talk about this event

> Craig’s review of The City – “I thought I'd just hang around The City today, the so-called "Square Mile". That's the bit inside the old city walls where all the big banks and financial institutions live. If you want to make some new friends then try catching the tube from Waterloo to Bank at half-8 in the morning -- when all the bleary-eyed businessmen and women are bustling off to work.… continued”

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