Find out what it was really like in the Cabinet War Rooms during the Second World War.
Explore the historic rooms which sheltered Churchill and his government during the Blitz in the Cabinet War Rooms.
Find out more about the life and legacy of Winston Churchill in the interactive Churchill Museum.
Churchill War Rooms
On Wednesday 31st of December there will be some road closures in the area around Churchill War Rooms due to preparations for the city’s New Years Eve celebrations. Visitors will however still be able to access Churchill War Rooms via Great George Street.
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 to experience the secret history that lives on underground. Discover the stories of those who worked underground as London was being bombed above them, and then find out more about the life and legacy of Winston Churchill in the interactive Churchill Museum.
From our Collections
Ideas for Winter Nights
BWRS Christmas Gifts Distributed to London’s East Enders: American Aid to the Canning Town Settlement, London, December 1944
A Shelter in Camden Town under a Brewery: Christmas Eve, 1940
Admiralty Christmas Party for Allied Naval Officers’ Children, Admiralty House, 17 December 1942
Christmas Travel by Rail
Interior and Exterior Photographs of a Second World War Prefabricated Bungalow (PREFAB) Taken in the 1950s and 1960s