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Churchill War Rooms

This place used to be the best-kept secret of the British government, the place from where Sir Winston Churchill directed the World War II


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Today the location of former top-secret headquarters is disclosed to the public—everyone can visit the underground beneath the streets of Westminster without restrictions. This maze of rooms and passages used to be the epicentre of the World War II. Those who had worked there were not allowed to tell anybody, including their own parents. It was the place that protected Churchill and his War Cabinet from German bombing raids, the place where Mr Churchill determined the course of the war, and the place where British government plotted their victory in the World War II.

Overwhelming curiosity draws millions of tourists to Churchill War Rooms. As soon as you descend, you'll discover the original Churchill War Rooms, rather intact, as if nobody has touched a thing here since 1945. On your visit, you'll be able to explore Map Rooms with a number of war artefacts and discover military strategies. You'll listen to some of the most arousing Churchill's speeches, explore Churchill's Bunker and learn about his legacy in the world's first Churchill Museum.

Churchill War Rooms are open to visitors all year round from 9 am to 6 pm with the last entry at 5 pm. In July and August, operating hours are extended between 9:30 am to 7 pm with the last admission at 5:45 pm. The museum is closed on December 24th, 25th, and 26th. The quietest time is November through March, while the busiest is May to August. You can always make your visit more comfortable by pre-booking a tour or buying a bypass line ticket online.

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