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Churchill War Rooms Tour with Audioguide

Highlights

  • Explore the historic wartime bunker at your own pace with an audio-guide for company.
  • Visit the Cabinet Room, Map Room, Transatlantic Telephone Room, and more.
  • See historic images, objects, and interviews of the men and women who worked in the underground hideaway as you learn about their secret lives working alongside the ex UK Prime Minister.
  • Learn the story of Winston Churchill’s 90-year life from his childhood till his death in an award-winning interactive manner.

Summary

Your Experience

A Must-See Attraction

One-of-five branches of the Imperial War Museum, the Churchill War Rooms are found in a historic underground complex that housed the British government command center through the duration of the Second World War. A unique biographical museum that explores the life and times of two times British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the museum is one of the only in the world which can boast of being an active command center during times of war and turmoil.

The War Rooms

Enter the world of Winston Churchill and dive into the past as you explore the Churchill War Rooms at your own pace. Discover the underground secrets of the British during the Second World War and learn about the lives of the staff and workers who worked in secret along with Churchill to ensure the Allied victory over the Axis powers.

A wartime bunker turned to a piece of living history, the Churchill Room is home to a subterranean network of rooms and bunkers where wartime strategies were formed and secrets discussed. You can also explore the Churchill Museum, a particular section which uses modern technology and multimedia to tell his story from the day he became prime minister to the day victory was achieved, this interactive exhibition allows you to relive the past and hear extracts from his powerful speeches.

FAQs

Know Before You Go

Timings:

Daily 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM. Last admission at 5:00 PM

Reduced Price Tickets

Free admission for children aged 4 and under. Discounted rates are available for children, students, seniors, and disabled visitors.

Accessibility

People with mobility issues should make their way to the front entrance via Birdcage Walk by St James Park. Once inside, the Churchill War Rooms are wheelchair accessible throughout.

Getting There

By Tube: The nearest stations are Westminster (an eight-minute walk away), or St. James's Park (a seven-minute walk away).

By Train: The nearest stations are Charing Cross (an 11-minute walk away) or Victoria (a 20-minute walk away).

By Bus: You can reach the Churchill War Rooms via routes 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 109, 148, 159, 184, 211 and 453.

General Information

  • Children under 16 years need to be accompanied by an adult.
  • It is advisable to not bring along rucksacks and big suitcases.

Location

Churchill War Rooms, Clive Steps- King Charles Street , London, SW1A 2AQ, United Kingdom

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