First World War

First World War Galleries

Discover the story of the First World War through the lives of those who experienced it both on the front line and at home.
Free admission. Plan your visit

Talks and Events
A woman and a baby looking at the 'Joey' horse puppet from War Horse with his handler

Family Activities for October Half-Term

Sat 25 October 2014 – Sun 2 November 2014

This October half-term, visit IWM London and come to one of the many family activities and events taking place throughout the museum.

Book tickets

Why Soldiers Fight

Wednesday 19 November 2014

Join our expert panel as they explore the experiences and similarities between those who served during the First World War and soldiers today.

Book tickets

Visit IWM London

During busy periods, we will be operating timed entry into the First World War Galleries.
IWM London, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ
Plan your visit

Nearest tube stations:

Lambeth North (10 mins)

Waterloo (15 mins)

Elephant and Castle (15 mins)

Free entry

Open daily 10am - 6pm

Last admission is at 5.30pm