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Churchill War Rooms Tickets

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Churchill War Rooms Tour with Audioguide
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Churchill War Rooms Tickets Guide

Located underneath the buildings of Whitehall, the Churchill War Rooms are a part of the Imperial War Museum. It is a secret underground base where former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill lived and worked during the Second World War. The museum presents details of the life of Winston Churchill with photographs of him and his family, actions taken during WWII, interviews, clippings, and more. Serving as an important landmark, this museum is a must-see for anyone curious about the chronicles of World War Ⅱ.
Read on to your Churchill War Rooms ticket options, timings, things to see, getting there, ticket offers, and more.

All Your Churchill War Rooms Tickets & Tours

Get an in-depth insight into the mind of Winston Churchill at his war rooms. You have two ticket options: depending on your plan and budget, you can either opt for standard entry tickets that allow a self-guided tour with an audioguide, or combo tickets that allow entry to not just Churchill War Rooms but other attractions in the city such as Westminster Abbey.

Entry Tickets

Combo Tickets

Visit the top-secret underground hideaway that played a significant role in stopping the Nazis during World War Ⅱ. With these standard entry tickets, you can enjoy a self-guided tour of the Churchill War Rooms museums to learn about the life and legacy of Winston Churchill with the help of a multilingual audio guide.

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Combo tickets are an ideal choice for those who would like to explore other major attractions in London within a reasonable budget. You would enjoy direct access to the War Rooms, along with entry to other landmarks such as Westminster Abbey. Combo tickets allow you to save time, money, and the hassle of managing multiple bookings. 

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With this combo ticket, enjoy entry to two iconic British attractions – the Churchill War Rooms and the famous Westminster Abbey.

Which Churchill War Rooms Ticket Should You Purchase?

Choose the right tickets for you depending upon the following:

If you are on a budget 

Standard entry tickets are reasonably priced and afford unlimited access to all exhibits with an audio guide, without burning a hole in your pocket. 

If you want to explore more in London

Combo tours are a great way to save a few Euros while exploring more attractions in London. Enjoy entry to not just the Churchill War Rooms, but others in the city as well such as Westminster Abbey

Churchill War Rooms Ticket Offers

These are the offers and discounts you should know about before purchasing your tickets

Free Entry 

Children under the age of 5, members, and one personal assistant of disabled visitors can enter the museum for free.

Discounted Tickets 

Children from 5 to 15 years of age, students, disabled visitors, and senior citizens above 65 years can enjoy discounted Churchill War Rooms ticket prices. 

Cashback and offers 

Headout offers up to 10% cashback on signing up on selected tickets. 

Plan Your Visit To Churchill War Rooms

Opening Hours

Getting There

Guidelines/Facilities

What are Churchill War Rooms hours? 
Churchill War Rooms’ openings times are every day from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Final entry is at 5:00 PM. 
When are the Churchill War Rooms closed?
They are open every day of the year.
What is the best time to visit the Churchill War Rooms?
The best time to visit the Churchill War Rooms is on the weekdays when there are fewer visitors. Plan a visit in the early morning hours to explore the museum peacefully.
How long is a Churchill War Rooms tour?
A tour can take anywhere between 1.5 to 2.5 hours.
Where are the Churchill War Rooms located?
The museum is located at Clive Steps, King Charles St, London SW1A 2AQ.
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Can I take the metro/train to the Churchill War Rooms?
Yes, you can take a tube or a train to get to the Churchill War Rooms. The nearest tube stations are Westminster which is only 5 minutes away by walk, while the closest train station is Charing Cross which is 12 minutes away by walk.
Can I take the bus to the Churchill War Rooms?
You can take bus routes 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 109, 148, 159, 184, 211, and 453 to reach the Churchill War Rooms. The nearest bus stop is Westminster Station, which is only a 5-minute walk away. 
Is parking available at the Churchill War Rooms?
There is no parking available at the Churchill War Room, but you can park your car close to the museum at Q-Park Westminster.
Are the Churchill War Rooms wheelchair accessible?
Yes, they are wheelchair accessible. Additionally, there are two wheelchairs available on site to rent.
Is a storage facility available at Churchill War Rooms?
No, storage facility is not available here. Visitors are advised not to carry large bags or luggage for their visit.
Is photography permitted at Churchill War Rooms?
Yes, photography is allowed, although the use of a tripod and flash is strictly prohibited.

What To See At The Churchill War Rooms

Here is what you can expect to see inside the Churchill War Rooms Museum.

Cabinet Room

During the Second World War, 115 Cabinet Meetings were held here, making it one of the most crucial rooms in the building. Stroll around this museum to take in the objects and environment that were a part of these meetings amongst Churchill, a few key ministers, advisors, and heads of the Defense Forces.

Downing Street door

The 10 Downing Street Door is another highlight of this historic landmark.  It is the original door through which Churchill walked for the first time after becoming the Prime Minister on 10th May 1940.

Churchill Museum

Churchill Museum displays the life of Winston Churchill through his items and artifacts. Read his private letters, hear his wartime speeches, and gaze at several paintings of him to get a clear idea of his life and his term as the Prime Minister. With the help of documents, animations, and images, you will find a table displaying all the major world events and Churchill’s activities in this museum.

Bunkers

The bunkers form an essential part of the camps that you cannot miss. Bunker 5, located in Auschwitz I, is the most heart-rending of them all. The abandoned and lost items belongings, such as glasses, shoes, pots, and pans carried from their homes, and the shaved hair of the victims are on display. Bunker 11, also known as the death block, is where the Zyklon B gas was first used to kill the victims. Bunker 27 showcases a massive book with the names of most of the Jewish victims.

Art Of The Blitz

This unique art exhibition is available for a limited time at the Churchill War Rooms. Learn about the experience of ordinary people during the Nazi air raids. From Henry Moore to Eric Ravilious, you will find drawings by influential British artists of London during wartime.

Transatlantic Telephone Room

The Transatlantic Telephone Room is a small cupboard disguised as a toilet room. Churchill used this room to speak to the President of the United States via a secure radio-telephone line.

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HMS Belfast

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Royal Museums Greenwich

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Jack the Ripper Museum

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Post-COVID-19 Safety Measures At Churchill War Rooms        

  • Visitors must purchase their Churchill War Rooms tickets online and in advance since the museum is currently operating at a limited capacity to ensure a safe distance between the guests.
  • Everyone must wear face masks inside the museum.
  • Guests must maintain social distancing and follow the signs inside the museum.
  • Hand sanitization stations are available throughout the museum for visitors to sanitize their hands regularly.
  • The frequently used areas are regularly sanitized. 
  • Currently, Churchill War Rooms do not accept cash payments. Cards and cashless payments are encouraged. 

Churchill War Rooms Tickets FAQs

Are Churchill War Rooms tickets available online now?

Yes, Churchill War Rooms tickets are available online. Since the museum allows entry to a limited number of visitors in a day, guests should book their tickets online and in advance to get their preferred date and time of visit.

Which safety measures are in place at the Churchill War Rooms?

There are several measures implemented to ensure the safety of the guests. Everyone should book their Churchill War Rooms tour online to reduce contact. Guests must wear face masks inside the museum, maintain a social distance, use sanitizers, and more rules are in place to curb the spread of the virus.

What are the different types of Churchill War Rooms tickets?

The different available types of tickets are entry tickets and combo tickets. Entry tickets allow you to enter the museum with an audio guide for a self-guided tour, while combo tickets provide entry to Churchill War Rooms and Westminster Abbey.

Are discounts available on Churchill War Rooms tickets?

Children from 5 to 15 years of age, students, disabled visitors, and senior citizens above 65 years can enjoy discounted Churchill War Rooms ticket prices. Children under the age of 5, members, and one personal assistant of disabled visitors can enter the museum for free.

Are audio guides available with Churchill War Rooms tickets?

Standard Churchill War Rooms entry tickets include an audio guide. These audio guides offer information in multiple languages, including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and more.

What are Churchill War Rooms hours?

The War Rooms are open every day from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, with final entry at 5:00 PM.

How do I get to the Churchill War Rooms?

You can take a tube, train, or bus to reach the Churchill War Rooms.
By tube/train: The nearest tube station is Westminster which is only 5 minutes away by walk, while the closest train station is Charing Cross which is 12 minutes away by walk.
By bus: You can take bus routes 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 109, 148, 159, 184, 211, and 453 to reach the Churchill War Rooms. The nearest bus stop is Westminster Station, which is only a 5-minute walk away.

What is the best time to visit the Churchill War Rooms?

The best time to visit the Churchill War Rooms is on weekdays in the mornings to experience smaller crowds.

Are the Churchill War Rooms wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Churchill War Rooms are wheelchair accessible. There are two wheelchairs available on site for assistance.

Is photography permitted at the Churchill War Rooms?

Yes, photography is allowed at the Churchill War Rooms. Visitors cannot engage in flash photography, or use a tripod and other professional equipment.
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