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Pop-up experience

We attended the pop-up so there wasn't a great deal to see, but the workshop we attended was... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Fire museum

Very interesting tour of the museum lots of memrobelia on show taking you through the history of... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
Lisa G
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23 Jun 2018
“BEWARE! Most reviews & photos are for the old museum, which is permanently closed”
1 Jul 2017
“Pop-up experience”
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Winchester House | 94A Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0EG, England
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We attended the pop-up so there wasn't a great deal to see, but the workshop we attended was excellent. Hats-off to the story-teller who taught us so much about the Great Fire of London.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank EmmJehy
Reviewed 7 May 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 17 April 2015

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

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank thepostie2010
Reviewed 1 April 2015

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

Date of experience: April 2015
5  Thank fueldiva99
Reviewed 30 December 2014

This museum has very helpful staff and due to previous career they were all knowledgeable and friendly. Next Year in February, I will visit the archive as I enjoyed the museum. Great place to go.

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank ljhickman412
Reviewed 19 December 2014

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

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed 12 November 2014

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

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank stephen g
Reviewed 8 September 2014

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

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank starbaby_8
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4 May 2015|
Response from thepostie2010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. you can e-mail the museum and ask. ELENA.PAYAMI@london-fire.gov.uk Hope that helps you. Good luck.