Learn more about the man who inspired Britain's finest hour at the interactive and innovative Churchill War Rooms, the world's first major museum dedicated to the life of the 'Greatest Briton'. Step back in time and discover the secret underground headquarters that were the nerve centre of Britain's war effort, where Churchill and his inner circle worked for British victory as German bombs rained down on the streets above. Located in the heart of Westminster, visitors can view this complex of historic rooms left as they were in 1945.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Education service, induction loop, audio guides, private tours
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, daily 10-6 (last admission 5). Closed 24-26 Dec
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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