Visit Churchill War Rooms
Voice over: “Hidden beneath the streets of Westminster, discover the secret underground headquarters where the course of the Second World War was determined at Churchill War Rooms. Step back in time and explore the historic rooms left exactly as they were."
Churchill: "A victory won not only for ourselves but for all."
Voice over: "Then uncover the former Prime Minister's life and legacy in the extensive Churchill Museum, London's must-see attraction. Search Churchill War Rooms and book your visit today."
Drama lies beneath Westminster
Housing the underground nerve centre where the British government directed the Second World War and the award-winning Churchill Museum, Churchill War Rooms is one of London’s must-see attractions.
Winner of a Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2023.
Guided Tour: The Secrets of the War Rooms
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am
Join our expert guides for a fascinating early-bird tour exploring highlights from the War Rooms.
Starting before we open to the public, this tour covers what it was like to live and work beneath the streets of London during the Second World War, navigates you through the secret corridors, and explores more about the character and actions of Churchill himself.
History was made in Churchill War Rooms – the underground bunker that allowed Britain’s leaders to plot the allied route to victory during the Second World War.
Find out about Churchill's remarkable 90-year life, leadership and legacy, from his lonely childhood to his military career, two periods as Prime Minister and beyond in the interactive Churchill Museum.
Every ticket includes a free audio guide that will take you through this momentous site. Available in a selection of languages and a family-friendly version.
More from Churchill War Rooms
Discover some of the most fascinating hidden truths from the top-secret corridors of Churchill War Rooms.
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Explore around 800,000 items online that tell the story of modern warfare and conflict, collected by the museum since 1917.
Take a closer look at conflicts big and small on our YouTube channel, drawing from our expert curators and our vast collection of film, photography and objects. This is history you won't see anywhere else.