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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London Bridge Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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5 minutes walk
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  28% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 5 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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6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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