London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House  

 
 
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Situated in Winchester House, this Grade II listed building was the home of Eyre Massey Shaw, the first chief officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (later the London Fire Brigade). The museum 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.


 

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Borough Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  31% off
71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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99 Southwark Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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171 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 1 minute from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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76 Redcross Way, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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241 Borough High Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
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Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Bruegel in Black and White: Three Grisailles Reunited
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The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Botticelli and Treasures from the Hamilton Collection
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The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
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Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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London Wonderground Spiegeltent 11 minutes walk from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House

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