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The museum is now a "pop-up" on a new site, showing just a handful of exhibits, until a new permanent museum opens in 2020. The "pop-up" lacks any historic exhibits - there's just some text to read - and you can also see all the...More
As noted by other reviewers, the old museum has closed, pending its new home, which will be on the south side of the Thames in Lambeth/Vauxhall.. As an interim there is a pop-up museum, in the "Workshop" in Lambeth High Street, also home to an...More
Very interesting tour of the museum lots of memrobelia on show taking you through the history of the fire service, shame it's moving from its current location, but looking forward to visiting it once it's relocated.
The future of the museum is uncertain but whilst it remains on the original Metropolitan/London fire brigade site it is a must for those interested about the London fire brigade or even just if you are curious. The setting is ideal, using both the original...More
I took my 3 kids age 3, 5 and 7. We went on a family day so it is self guided - no tour. The kids had a booklet to complete which was excellent and gave them things to look for in every room. My...More
For the fire brigade museum, you get a guided tour around museum which takes about an hour the tour guide was quite helpful and able to answer all questions, least all those I could think of and does bring the exhibits to life. Uou end...More
My wife and I visited the museum because my grandfather had been an LCC fireman in the second world war and had died whilst on duty during the blitz in late 1940. My mother and her sisters had lived at this Fire Station in the...More
This is off the usual tourist track but with a serving fire fighter in the family we had heard about it and booked a tour. The tour guide was excellent and really knowlegable about the fire service and it's history. With 2 fire fighters in...More