IWM London

From £200


Explore IWM London’s galleries with one of our IWM Guides. Learn the fascinating stories behind the objects on display in our galleries in a tour of the breathtaking Atrium with its iconic Witnesses to War. Tours can be taken outside of public opening hours for an exclusive tour experience. 

A Century of War

Explore the impact of war and contemporary conflict on people’s lives through the iconic and everyday objects on display in our atrium. Highlights include the Harrier jet, a Spitfire plane and V2 rocket

  • Maximum 10 people per tour taking place inside museum hours (10am-6pm)
  • Maximum 15 people per tour taking place outside museum hours (9 -10am and 6.15 -7.15pm)
  • Tours cost £200 during museum opening hours 10am – 6pm
  • Tours cost £250 for time slots of 9 -10am and 6.15 -7.15pm
  • Tours during Weekends and Bank Holidays cost £250



We offer 2 different public tours daily at IWM London. These tours use headsets to ensure you can hear your guide clearly throughout the galleries. Tours last approx. 40 minutes


From Bedlam to Baghdad: An Introduction to IWM London

Daily, 11am and 3pm

£10 Adult, £7.50 Concession, £5 Child (in person tickets only from the information desk)


From Empire to Armistice: A Tour of the First World War Gallery

Daily, 1pm

£10 Adult, £7.50 Concession, £5 Child (in person tickets only from the information desk)



Join us in the galleries for monthly public tours with IWM’s curators:


Curator Tour: On patrol with the Long Range Desert Group

Thursday 25th October, 4pm IWM London

Join us at IWM London to discover the history behind the Long Range Desert Group, the ‘Libyan Desert Taxi Service’, with Assistant Curator of Second World War, Robert Rumble. Robert will discuss the history of IWM’s LRDG Chevrolet lorry on display in the museum’s atrium, explore the war behind enemy lines in the western desert, and for the first time guests will have the exciting opportunity to view accompanying items from the museum’s archive as part of this exclusive tour experience.

Adult: £15 Concessions/Child: £7.50 (places limited)

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IWM London building

IWM London
Lambeth Road

  • Lambeth North
  • Elephant & Castle