Permanent

Churchill War Rooms

Free event with general admission

Explore Churchill's complex relationship with the Middle East

Churchill visits the Western Desert
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Churchill visits the Western Desert

This intimate display looks at the impact and influence of Winston Churchill on the modern Middle East, which is still subject to debate and controversy today. 

Part of the Churchill Museum, located at the Churchill War Rooms, the display uses photography, correspondence, an annotated map drawn up for Churchill in 1921 and audio-visual presentations to investigate Churchill's impact and influence on the Middle East. 

Situated at the heart of Churchill War Rooms, this new permanent display can be explored alongside the historic rooms of this underground network that protected the staff and secrets at the heart of Britain’s government during the Second World War.

Visitor looking at museum displays
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More at Churchill War Rooms

The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, inspects a 'Tommy gun' while visiting coastal defence positions near Hartlepool. 31 July 1940.
© IWM H 2646A
Permanent Display

Churchill Museum

Churchill War Rooms

Image showing view of long corridor at Churchill War Rooms
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Permanent Display

Cabinet War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms
Permanent

Winston Churchill
Museum

Churchill War Rooms

Explore the underground headquarters that between 1939 - 1945 acted as the top-secret nerve centre from where Churchill and his inner circle determined the course of the Second World War.