See and experience the history of London’s Fire Services. There is tons of fire-fighting paraphernalia, including fire engines, and see how the suits and equipment has advanced over the centuries.
All visits to the museum are by appointment only. Once booked, your visit will be specially guided by one of our expert tour guides who will tailor the visit to your requirements.
All visits are specially tailored to visitors’ needs and must be booked in advance on:
Telephone: 020 8555 1200 ext: 39894
Email: [email protected]
Monday to Friday, tours start at 10.30am or 2pm
Tours last for approximately one hour.
Information for parents/carers
Children accompanied by an adult are welcome to visit the museum.
Due to the age of the fire engines, children are not allowed to touch or climb on any of the fire engines. However, the guides do explain how they work and how they were used.
Children will be shown the fire engines, be able to try on firefighter uniforms, and take part in drawing and colouring.
School groups £20 per class
Storytelling sessions £40 per class
Children (under seven) £1 per child
Children (7-14) £2 per person
Adults £3 per person
Concessions and groups £2 per person
Borough, Southwark, Elephant & Castle
94a Southwark Bridge Road
020 8555 1200 extn: 39894