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Winston Churchill's Britain at War Museum - CLOSED

64-66 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TF, England
+44 20 7403 3171
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Spectacularly Bad

Unfortunatley the use of the name Winston Churchill has been cleverly used to draw the naive (us... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2010
Brian186220
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Don't bother - its a rip off

At £12.95 per adult this is a complete waste of time. It is amateurish, tacky and over priced. The... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2010
bletch
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Cheshire
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64-66 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TF, England
Southwark
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Reviewed November 28, 2010

Unfortunatley the use of the name Winston Churchill has been cleverly used to draw the naive (us included) to this place. All other reviews sum this dump up. The exhibits are limited. The air raid shelter experience is a joke. Two sound tracks. First is...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2010

At £12.95 per adult this is a complete waste of time. It is amateurish, tacky and over priced. The staff are unhelpful, the exhibits are all static. If you want to see hundreds of posters stuck on walls with poor labelling then you should go....More

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Reviewed September 7, 2010

We were so pleased our entry was paid for by Tesco vouchers as I would have requested a refund. For the price they charged I would have expected at least 2-3 hours in there, instead we were in and out within 45 minutes, thanks to...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2010

if you have been to one of the big museums then yes you will probably going to be a bit disappointed.no tanks or guns and stuff.however this is about the home front and it does have a lot of small interesting items on show.starts of...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2010

We took our 8 year old son using Tesco vouchers. He's very interested in anything to do with the war so thought this would be ideal. At £30 for 3 of us I expected to be in there for a few hours, however if it...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2010

We came here after visiting the Imperial War Museum Cabinet War Rooms. We thought it would be good as on the Website it states that you can see it, breathe it and feel it, well we didn't think so! The tickets were way overpriced, (even...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2010

We by-passed the queues at the London Dungeon to visit this attraction based on some positive reviews we had read and because the group I was with were interested in the history of WWII. We were all disappointed. The 'exerience' consists of a short film...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2010

OK, in reading over the reviews I was torn whether to have our family do this (two kids 8 and 11). Ultimately we did and I'm happy we did. If it were just me, I'd want to go to Churchille's War Rooms. But our kids...More

Thank dhtchk
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Reviewed March 22, 2010

Just didn't have very much to offer. I would skip this if I were you. Go to the ACTUAL Winston Churchill and War Cabinet Museum.

Thank J2424
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Reviewed October 15, 2009

If you grew up with parents that were in England during the 2nd world war - you have to take them to this.. or go yourself.. wow it takes you down memory lane.. we spent over 2 hours in this small museum. You get to...More

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