Churchill War Rooms
King Charles Street
020 7930 6961
020 7839 5897
Visit the highly interactive and innovative Churchill Museum, the world's first major museum dedicated to life of the ‘greatest Briton’, plus the secret underground headquarters that were the nerve centre of Britain’s war effort.
Daily 9.30 - 6pm, last admission 5.00pm.
Closed: 24, 25, 26 December
Child (under 16) FREE
(60+ years and students with identification) £12.80*
Visitors with disabilities
(Carer admitted free of charge) £9.60*
Unemployed (with ES40) £8.00*
IWM Friends FREE
Groups (reduced rates for groups of 10 or more)
Your ticket price includes a voluntary donation. By making a donation, you will be making a valuable contribution to the care and conservation of this historic site. And, if you are a UK tax payer, your donation will enable us to claim Gift Aid on your entire admission payment.
Admission prices excluding voluntary donation: Adults £14.50, Senior/Student £11.60, Disabled £8.70, Unemployed £7.25
Free for every visitor. Available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Hebrew and Mandarin. A family guide and a descriptive guide for visitors with visual impairment are also available.
- Museums Association
- International Council of Museums
Visitors recieve a free sound guide to the Churchill Museum and the 21 historic rooms.
Personalities, Social History, Weapons and War
Key artists and exhibits
- Winston Churchill
- World War Two
Undercover Life in Churchill’s Bunker
Visitors will be able to learn from the first-hand personal accounts of those who worked in the Cabinet War Rooms during the war, what life and conditions were like, and experiencing the authenticity and emotional resonance of walking through the corridors where Churchill made history.
- All ages
- Any age
- Family friendly
The exhibition is included in the general admission:
Child (under 16) Free
Concessions £13.20 (Senior, Student, Disabled)
IWM Friends Free
Price includes a free audio guide
Undercover – Life in Churchill's Bunker
Learn what life and conditions were like underground and experience the authenticity and emotional resonance of walking through the corridors where Churchill made history
- Any age
Included in entry to Churchilll War Rooms
The Roar of the Lion: The Making of Churchill’s World War Speeches
It is widely believed that the British people were unanimously enthusiastic about Churchill’s wartime speeches.
Many were, but others were not. Drawing on contemporary diary and survey evidence, author and historian Richard Toye shows that Churchill’s speeches were much more controversial, and much more criticised, than popular myths suggest.
Included in the ticket price will be the opportunity to view Churchill War Rooms after the event.
- Not suitable for children
Tickets £17.00 adults, £13.60 concessions. Advance booking required.
Key stage 3 Workshops
As well as covering one of the key periods in British, European, and world history, our sessions can support the development of students’ understanding of the key concepts, particularly Chronological Understanding, Cause & Consequence, Significance, and Interpretation. The use we make of the historic rooms, the rich resources of the Churchill Museum, and of our handling collection, feeds directly into the development of students’ capacity to follow the key processes, particularly those of Historical Enquiry and Using Evidence.
Sessions can also be tailored to focus on skills required in other curriculum areas, most notably Citizenship and English. Please contact us if you would like to dis
How to obtain
For further information and to book please call our Learning Team on 020 7766 0132 or 020 7766 0130. Alternatively you can email email@example.com
Key Stage 2 Workshops
Students can explore and develop a number of the key areas of knowledge, skills, and understanding in the current key stage 2 curriculum. In particular, sessions can focus on developing students’ Chronological Understanding, their Knowledge and understanding of events, people, and changes in the past, and their skills of Historical Interpretation and Historical Enquiry.
The life and reputation of Winston Churchill and the Cabinet War Rooms are exciting, provocative, and relevant topics for exploration in a range of other curriculum areas – including Art & Design, Citizenship, and English.
Please contact us if you would like to discuss options for workshops to develop skills specific to
How to obtain
For more information and to book call our Learning Team on 020 7766 0132 or 020 7766 0130. Alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org