London Fire Brigade


Our free, pop-up fire brigade museum has moved to The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, at the rear of the Brigade's former grade-II listed Headquarters.

Alongside modern day fire engines and equipment, visitors will have a rare opportunity to view a selection of the Brigade's video and photographic archives, which highlight the history of Lambeth and its historic landmark building at 8 Albert Embankment.

What's on

School visits
Various dates available

While our museum is being redeveloped, we will be hosting our school sessions in our new pop-up museum space at The Workshop, Lambeth High Street. This provides the perfect place for primary school pupils to learn about the history of firefighting in the capital while in the setting of one of our former buildings and based behind our old headquarters on Albert Embankment.

Find out more.

Half term activities

Wednesday 14 February 2018
Come along to the pop-up museum this Valentine’s day, design your own fire mark or make your own fire safety card for a loved one. Ideal for children aged 3 and over.
10am – 1pm, admission free. Register your interest now.

International Women’s Day
Throughout March 2018 the LFB pop-up museum will be celebrating International Women’s Day with an exhibition about the history of women in London Fire Brigade.

Visit our pop-up museum

The museum will welcome visitors every week between Wednesday and Sunday, 10AM-4PM.

A typical visit will usually last between 30 and 40 minutes.

How much does it cost?

Entry is free and there is no need to book in advance.

Where to find the museum

  • The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7JS (Behind the current Lambeth fire station)

Please be aware there are no parking facilities available at The Workshop.

The Pop-up Museum is situated on the ground floor and facilities include a fully accessible toilet.

By train or tube

The nearest train station is Vauxhall Station. We are approximately 12 minutes walk away - head north up Albert Embankment, east at Black Prince Road and finally again north up Lambeth High Street.

By bus

Three buses stop directly outside Lambeth Fire Station: 344, 360, and 77. All buses stop at bus stop P and you will alight at the Salamanca Street bus stop.

The Workshop is then a two minute walk away via Black Prince Road and Lambeth High Street.

Have you visited already?

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