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Open City: London, 1500-1700
Audio Tour

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Audio Tour

Learn what life was like in sixteenth and seventeenth century London through the unique perspectives of the exhibition curators and an array of leading scholars. Click on the links below to hear the audio tour and learn more about these highlights of the Open City exhibition.


The tour is also available on your phone or mobile device. Visit the exhibition and hear the tour by dialing 202.595.1844 and following prompts 75-91.


For a transcription of the audio tour, click here.


Welcome to Open City
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Survey of London
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Repurposed religious properties
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Shakespeare's Blackfriars deed
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Trade company shields
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Cheapside market
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Parish Pew Chart
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Imagining a new St. Paul's
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Royal Exchange
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The audio tour continues on the next page.

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