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Address: Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7416 5000
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Description: IWM London tells the story of those whose lives have been shaped by war...
IWM London tells the story of those whose lives have been shaped by war from the First World War to the present day. Find out more about the First World War in our new galleries, discover what life was like at home during the Second World War in A Family in Wartime, visit our award-winning exhibition on The Holocaust and discover stories of bravery in The Lord Ashcroft Gallery. You can also see some of Britain's most significant artists in our art galleries and don't miss our special exhibitions.
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FREE Entrance: Wonderful displays, exhibits and history

With a great collection of vehicles, weapons, uniforms, ephemera, memorabilia etc... this free museum offers something for everyone interested in military history. The fabulous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

With a great collection of vehicles, weapons, uniforms, ephemera, memorabilia etc... this free museum offers something for everyone interested in military history. The fabulous WWI exhibit on the ground floor could easily consume several hours if you let it. With more modern exhibits reflecting the current war against terror, this museum has something for all ages.

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

There is so much to see here that you could spend all day there. The First World War exhibition was brilliant and informative. I went from there to the Holocaust Exhibit on level 3, really informative and very moving. After 3 hours we decided to move on but we could easily have stayed longer. If you are in town you... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I hadn't been to the Imperial War Museum for many years. Not since I was at School so when I was last in London I decided to visit. I was not disappointed as I found it very interesting. The big naval guns outside lead you through the entrance and into a big area with many exhibits hanging from the ceiling... More 

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Plymouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

As a former member of the Royal Navy (25 years served) my wife and I have been looking forward to visiting here. Well the entrance shows the power our navy once had with a pair of huge guns. Now it is FREE to get in so great for people on a budget however, after entering prepare to spend large amounts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My partner and I really enjoyed our time at this military war museum. It is just completed with history. The layout was outstanding that you wanted to make sure you saw everything. Plenty of displays, Vehicles, Planes of all kinds. It would be great for kids to see as well. There is no entry fee. There is a cafe on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you love history and particularly military history, this is for you. Entry is free. Allow two hours for complete viewing. Then, enjoy sitting outside to take ion sight and sounds of London.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I definitely recommend this Museum it is very interesting, the exhibits are well displayed.and worthwhile seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An awesome day out, best of all, it was free of charge! Took the TUBE to Lambeth North and a short 10 minute walk will get you to the Imperial War Museum. We went early and there was already a line, which was a good sign because it meant that this place was popular! Enter the museum, look up, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I visited the IWM earlier this year and it is massive, just packed with information and history. I went upstairs by lift to the Holocaust floor and was in there for two hours, there are seats to rest on and a lot to look at and read. Very respectfully done. There are two or three gift shops in the building... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great place for military history buffs. So much to see, so much to learn. Lots of displays and vehicles. Plan to spend all day there.

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Address: Address: Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7416 5000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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