Churchill War Rooms
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
Churchill and the 'Boffins' of the First World War
- 29 April 2014 6:30-9pm
Churchill's enthusiastic backing of scientists and new ideas during the Second World War is well-known but his support for innovation can also be seen as far back as the First World War in his career at the Admiralty and - later - the Ministry of Munitions.
This talk is the third and last instalment of our series exploring Churchill's early career and his role in the First World War. The talk starts at 19:00 (doors open 18:30) and tickets include the opportunity to view Churchill War Rooms after the event until 21:00.
- Not suitable for children
Adult £17.50; Concession £14.00.
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
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org