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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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A slice of history frozen in time

The Churchill war rooms gave me a better understanding not only of what occurred during WWII but the conditions endured in the service of others. There is also a marvellous... read more

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Churchill war rooms gave me a better understanding not only of what occurred during WWII but the conditions endured in the service of others. There is also a marvellous interactive museum focusing on the life of Churchill, an enigmatic character. To see the rooms as they were left ang to experience life below the ground was a moving experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great for history buffs. You can move through at your own pace, spending more time in certain areas. Great audio guide as you walk through. Since small areas in museum they only allow certain amount of people in at a time. Didn't have a long wait but can imagine may be waiting during peak tourism.

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CAMBRIDGE
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The sheer detail and excellent layout of this amazing piece of history is beyond words. It seemed a little expensive when we arrived and we hesitated as we only had a couple of hours. This was not in fact long enough as there is so much to see and it is so engaging. I would suggest therefore that you leave... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was really surprised by how much I enjoyed this museum. There are two parts to it; the war rooms, which contain a map room which remains exactly as it was left the day the war ended, and a room with a history of Churchill's life. We spent so long in the room about his life we had to rush... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit to the Churchill War Rooms and Churchill Museum on our recent trip. Since my dad served in WWII, it was special to learn more about that time. Well done audio guide and interactive displays in the Churchill museum!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fascinating to see how Churchill ran the war. They have preserved it as it was left. Incredible stories and well worth it. Don't miss this if you in London.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This attraction actually has two parts. The first is a tour of the underground war rooms used by the Churchill government during the bombardment of London during WWII. That part of the tour is a little claustrophobic but it is fascinating to view the conditions under which the government was operating. The second, more open part, is the Churchill museum... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a super-interesting, super-well-done, super-awesome museum/attraction, and a great way to spend a cold, rainy, January morning. It really brought to life aspects of the war that were little-known to me in a such a poignant and realistic way, and really told the story of what these dedicated people and their fearless leader Churchill went through in order to... More 

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

Being a Londoner this was the last attraction I have visited after having visited all the other attractions many times in my life. This is really an undiscovered gem. I was very surprised at the incredible set up, it is as if you are in WW2. You can hear Churchill's voice and there is lots of information. You could easily... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can almost feel the bombs falling in London. Impressive how a group of man and woman worked to win the War from right here. Really a must see.

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