Churchill War Rooms

Event location: London Attractions. Ongoing event.

Explore the underground bunker that was once a secret lair for top government officials during WWII. The Cabinet War Rooms sheltered important workers during this uncertain time and you can visit a piece of wartime history during this fascinating tour. Discover the private man behind the very public image in the Churchill Museum.

Duration - Enjoy at your leisure.

We recommend you give yourself at least 90 minutes to look around the Churchill War Rooms. However, lots of people come for half-a day or more.

When Can I Go

The War Rooms are open Daily 9:30am - 6:00pm (Last admission 5:00pm)

Closed: 24th to 26th December

How Does It work

You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher. Please print the voucher and present it to the War Rooms staff at the entrance.

Where Do I Go

Churchill War Rooms, Clive Steps, King Charles Street, London SW1A 2AQ

Nearest Train Stations - Charing Cross (10-minute walk). Victoria (15-minute walk). Waterloo (20-minute walk)

Nearest Underground: Westminster or St James's Park

Bus Routes: 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 109, 148, 159, 184, 211, 453

What is included

Entrance to the Churchill War Rooms

Free audioguides available in eight different languages

Children under 16 go free

Detailed Tour Information

Churchill War Rooms

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 and hear about the secret history, military strategies and secrets that were discussed in these underground tunnels. Find out more about the life and legacy of Sir Winston Churchill in the interactive Churchill Museum which is the first major museum in the world solely dedicated to this former Prime Minister. It uses fascinating multimedia displays and cutting-edge technology to explore Churchill's world -from devoted letters he wrote to his wife, to photo and film clips of his early life. Hear extracts from Churchill's rousing wartime speeches as you stand on the squares to activate Churchill's voice delivering now-familiar phrases such as 'Blood, toil, tears and sweat' and 'We shall fight them on the beaches'.

The Cabinet War Rooms

Deep beneath the bustle of London lie the original Cabinet War Rooms - today part of the Churchill War Rooms - which sheltered the people at the heart of Britain's wartime government during the Blitz. Today you can immerse yourself in this fascinating piece of living history by discovering the underground maze of historic rooms that once buzzed with round-the-clock planning and plotting, strategies and secrets.

The Churchill Museum

Uncover the man behind the image at the Churchill Museum, housed within the Churchill War Rooms. It is the first major museum in the world solely dedicated to Sir Winston Churchill, using cutting-edge technology and multimedia displays to bring his story to life.

Undercover: Life in Churchill's Bunker

Find out what it was really like in the Cabinet War Rooms during the war. Hear about the conditions underground, the camaraderie, the secrecy, the fear of attack, and the experience of working in close proximity to Churchill.

Good To Know

There are Senior and Student Discounts - you must present valid photographic ID

Suitable for Children - Yes. Children under 16 go free.

Cancellation Policy " no refunds available