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Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

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Photo thinktank

Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

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Photo aston

Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

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Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

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Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

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Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

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Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

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Photo weoley

The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160

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Schools

London's Burning

Aston Hall

  • Capacity: 30 pupils
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Cost (per pupil): £4.50
Book Session

Explore the story of the Great Fire of London in a historic setting.

In this interactive session, we’ll discuss how the fire started by looking at bread ovens in the kitchen and discover why the flames spread so quickly and how they were eventually put out.

Pupils will dress up as key figures, including Thomas Farriner and King Charles II, and explore a bedroom like the one Samuel Pepys slept in. They’ll also learn 17th-century fire-fighting methods, trying their hands at lifting the heavy fire hook and passing a leather fire bucket along a line.

(School visits to Aston Hall are available Tuesday - Friday.)

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