The Monument

School learning session: Meet Robert Hooke

29th March 2017 • News

School learning session: Meet Robert Hooke

Meet one of The Monument’s designers, Robert Hooke, and quiz him on the Great Fire of London and the secrets of this impressive structure.

Robert Hooke will meet your group metres from the spot where the Great Fire of London started and will lead the children on a short tour around the base, pointing out its significant features and bring the past to life. Your group will also have the opportunity to climb the 311 steps to the top of The Monument to enjoy fantastic views over the city.

Sessions last 45 minutes, are available for pupils in Key Stage 1  and are FREE with admission. 

Autumn term dates -  Wednesday 25th September 12.30 - 13.30

If your group is larger than 30 pupils then we may be able to run this session on a date of your choice. Please contact us to discuss availability.

To book, please contact or call 020 7940 8397. Bookings must be made a minimum of 6 weeks of advance of a trip.

Please note that the climbing The Monument part of this visit is self-guided and so you may like to use resources from our learning pack.  

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