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Churchill War Rooms, London

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At Churchill War Rooms, see how Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the British war effort from this bunker complex. In the Cabinet War Rooms, which served as Churchill's living quarters, look for the chair--with scratch marks on its arms--in which Sir Winston sat while strategizing with his closest advisers. The books, color-coded telephones, and documents on desks in the Map Room remain just as they were when the bunker emptied on August 16, 1945. Moving on to the Churchill Room, see where Churchill slept while in the bunker. In the Churchill Museum, learn all about the life of the leader who guided Britain through one of the most trying periods of its history. The site does not have a cloakroom, so expect to carry or wear whatever you bring with you. Using our international travel planner, London attractions like Churchill War Rooms can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We visit Churchill ‘s war rooms. It was fascinating to step in to the time capsule that is the war rooms. It was amazing to see the rooms I had read about so many times. Took a couple hours to go thro...  more »
  • Highly recommend this exhibit! Very cool to see, but buy tickets ahead of time!! At least an hour long wait to get in without pre-purchasing tickets for a specific time.  more »
  • There were huge queues to get into this museum. Fortunately we had booked in advance so we could fast track. I'm frankly not sure why it was so popular. It was nicely laid out and interesting to see t...  more »
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  • What an incredible life. I loved Winston’s story before this visit only to love him so much more after. This would be a 5 star, except I found the scale of Info in the Churchill Museum (museum section only) was totally overwhelming. You would need a full day if not 2 to read each piece of information at the displays. I think it would have been great to have featured displays and rotate through the mass of info on a seasonal basis. Otherwise wonderful, amenities and the rest of the exhibit was fantastic. Thanks for having us team ❤️
  • Awesome museum, very informative and educational but also really fun. I loved the interactive elements of the museum. Great to see the history and dedication of such a great man! I think the museum is done really well for the amount of space that they have to work with. I also loved the fact that they managed to keep some of the rooms in original condition. Amazing that some rooms were untouched since the war.
  • Really gives an insight into what actually happened during those times and the artefacts and information is fascinating. Well worth a visit and worth the entrance fee, so much to see and discover. Full of key facts and actual real life stories, bringing to life the story of Churchill, the war cabinet and the integral part he played in shaping our history. A real character and icon of past times. Fabulous way to educate future generations, with real footage, documents, maps and even some of Churchill’s iconic clothing. My son and I were blown away with the details, thoroughly enjoyed it. Highly recommend. Don’t forget to pick up a guide book at a reasonable price and a free audio guide.
  • Such an excellent museum, can't say enough good things! First of all, buying tickets online beforehand is a must, otherwise you'll be standing in line for an eternity waiting to get in. Plan to spend a long time here, we skimmed quite a bit of the exhibition and were still inside for over 2 hours. So much great history is packed in here, it was really intriguing to get into Churchill's background and rise into his iconic role. The rooms were so fascinating, you really get a great since of how things were during the war and to be working down there! So cool!
  • Such a fascinating museum. Faultless in its presentation and interpretation of Winston Churchill the man, along with the rooms he and his cabinet inhabited during the Second World War. A must see for any history fan. I've given a 5 star review as the galleries and rooms are packed full of facts and memorabilia, however I almost took 1 star away due to the cafe finishing serving at 4.15 albeit the museum not closing until 7pm.
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