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 > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  24% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 4 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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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Flat Iron Square
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68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
96 Southwark Bridge Rd, SE1 | 1 minute from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 23 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, are the subject of a ...More

 
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Aine Flanagan Productions and Seiriol Davies present a riches-to-rags comedy extravaganza about being too weird for the world, but desperately ...More

 
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An immersive new play from Good Chance Theatre, The Jungle sees different worlds collide and shows how in the worst ...More

 
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Rhys Ifans plays penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge in Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic at the Old Vic. ...More

 

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