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Address: Clive Steps | King Charles Street, London SW1A 2AQ, England
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The underground headquarters of the British High Command served as the...

The underground headquarters of the British High Command served as the nerve center of Britain's war effort during World War II.

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Churchill War Rooms Entrance Ticket
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Historical London Walking Tour including Westminster and Entry to Churchill War...
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Private Tour: London Historical Walking Tour Including The British Museum

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Very informative and interesting

We had walked past the entrance several times before but assumed you had to book in advance (we did not). A great piece of history and we learnt a lot especially from the guide in... read more

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had walked past the entrance several times before but assumed you had to book in advance (we did not). A great piece of history and we learnt a lot especially from the guide in the main war room area who drew a crowd of probably 30-40 people to listen to his talk, it was as if he had been... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Kids thoroughly enjoyed the War rooms. Queuing was short and not too expensive. Very educational but a bit claustrophobic to start with. Would recommend just to see a part of our recent history.

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the basement of Whitehall. These bunkers were used as the command HQ during World War II. See the actual map rooms...with original maps! Sleeping quarters and private "offices" of Churchill & other officers. Incredible, thorough exhibits of Churchill's personal items & history as well as many other "only one in the world" displays. This area was closed off at... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The entry fee is 19£ and free with the London pass. The guy at the entry that checks the bags was verry unfriendly so the visit started with the wrong foot. This is a bunker where u can see some room and if tou go moderatly fast you cnd visit it al in les than 45 minutes. For the same... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's where it happened rather than items transported to a museum. You get a real feeling of what it must be like coping in the war. I found the stories of the ordinary people who worked there as interesting as Churchill's

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Takes time to visit this place in completion. It took me around 2 hours to complete the tour. It is certainly interesting, however one has to prioritize the places to visit

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great tourist site. The tour opens up into the Churchill museum. There are plenty of chairs to sit and watch some of the displays. I got the self guided tour. The information was a lot.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went early in the morning and it was relatively empty. Good value for money. Learnt lots of interesting facts via inclusive audio guide. You got a good feeling of how life was in the war rooms through interviews from members of Churchill's cabinet and staff. Good mix of artefacts and visual aids. Be prepared to spend a couple of hours... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was amazing walking back in time to the 1940's underneath London. Really great exhibitions and the sense of history is really powerful. I'd go again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was indeed facisnating and surprised the rooms were just opened in the mid 80s. You get a real sense of how people lived and worked during the bombing of London and the spirit of all involved. Again a lot of information. Do catch a docent if they offer a guide. You will learn so much.

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