Churchill War Rooms

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Clive Steps King Charles Street
Greater London

Visit Churchill War Rooms to discover the original Cabinet War Rooms, the wartime bunker that sheltered Churchill and his government during the Blitz. Explore the historic rooms to experience the secret history that lives on underground. Discover the stories of those who worked underground as London was being bombed above them, and then find out more about the life and legacy of Winston Churchill in the interactive Churchill Museum.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Daily 9.30 - 6pm, last admission 5.00pm. Closed: 24, 25, 26 December


Admission Prices from 1 January 2015*: £18.00 Adults £14.40 Concessions (Senior, Student, Disabled) Children (5-15) £9.00 Family ticket (1 adult and 2 children) £31.50 Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £47.25 Special rates for groups of 10 or more. IWM Friends go free. * Please note entry prices include a voluntary donation, making a valuable contribution to the care and conservation of this historic site. Admission prices excluding voluntary donation: Adults £16.35; Children £8.15; Senior, Student, Disabled £13.05; Family Ticket (1 adult and 2 children) £28.60; Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £42.95. Audio Guides 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

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Facilities and services


  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General audio-guide available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Touch exhibits

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