London Fire Brigade Museum

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Visit our museum in Southwark and see how firefighting has developed over the last 340 years.

It holds a wealth of information and exhibits depicting the history of firefighting in London from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day.

We are also setting up a friends of the museum support group - find out how you can become a member. We can also help you with individual research.

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Opening hours

All visits are by guided tour and need to be booked in advance as each visit is tailored to the needs of visitors. Open Monday to Friday, tours start from 10.30 or 2.00.

Closed: Bank holidays and weekends.

Admission charges

£3.00 for adults and £2.00 for children and concessions.


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Fire engines, uniforms, Medals, paintings equipment.

Collection details

Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Large collection of Paintings by fire fighter war artists.

London Fire Brigade Museum
Winchester House
94a Southwark Bridge Rd
Greater London




020 7587 2894

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