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Cabinet War Rooms

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Cabinet War Rooms.

Cabinet War Rooms features in these preplanned City Guides:

3-day London City Guide5-day London City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Unique historical place
  • A retrospection into the past
  • The bunker is left as it was abandoned in 1945

Time required: 90 minutes

Phone: +44 20 7930 6961

Web site: http://cwr.iwm.org.uk/

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Daily: 9:30am - 6pm
Dec 24-26: Closed

Admission:

Ticket type Charge
General: 15.95 £
Students ans seniors: 12.8 £
Children (under 16): Free

Public transport:

  • District Line: Westminster station
  • District Line: Westminster station

Address: King Charles Street, London, SW1A 2AQ

Things you need to know:

  • Churchill directed World War II from this basement office
  • When the war ended the rooms were closed down and turned into a museum
  • All items on display are the original ones
  • The museum became fully open to the public in 1984
  • The unit of the telephone scrambler system that allowed Churchill to securely speak with Roosevelt was concealed as the prime minister's lavatory

What to do there:

  • Pick up a free audio guide
  • Discover the fascinating and informative museum

 

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Cabinet War Rooms features in these preplanned City Guides: