Museums

WWII Secrets of Westminster, Churchill's War Rooms & Museum Walking Tour

based on 14 reviews
Availability: Varied
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover Churchill's war rooms and bunker, left untouched since 1945
  • Channel your inner spy and experience WWII from an inside operative's point of view
  • Visit iconic London sites such as 10 Downing Street, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey amongst others
What to expect

No other London tour offers a journey into the Churchill War Museum along with a guided tour of the war rooms, left untouched since 1945. These are the original wartime bunkers that offered shelter to Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his government during World War II. Take this opportunity for a captivating look at London life during the war in the company of a Blue Badge professional guide. Your tour will begin in the streets of Westminster, where you will admire iconic London sites such as 10 Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. The last leg of your tour is to the Cenotaph, originally constructed as a memorial to the First World War, now the national monument to all fallen British soldiers. You'll also encounter the statue of Sir Winston Churchill and the monument to women in World War II. In Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms – the nerve center of wartime strategy and planning in WWII – you will encounter an underground complex of rooms that once quivered with heavy shelling as well as around-the-clock strategies and secrets that cracked the enemy's communications and mapped the army's movements. Your guide will leave you at the Churchill Museum as you continue your visit, listening in on the top-secret conversations between Churchill and President Roosevelt in the Transatlantic Telephone Room.

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What's included
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guides
  • Small groups of 25 people or less
  • Entrance ticket and reservation fee for the Churchill War Rooms
  • Headsets appropriate as and when, so you can always hear your guides
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Transfer between tours
  • Food/beverages
Reduced price
  • Children (4-14 years)
  • Children (0-3 years): free (strollers or baby carriages are not allowed on this tour)
Where

Westminster, London SW1A 2JR, UK

Meeting point:

Please meet your group outside Westminster Tube; please follow the signs for Exit 2 Victoria Embankment and then take the stairs up to street level to Victoria Embankment. The group will be meeting at the top of the stairs behind the statue of Boadicea on a chariot.

What to remember
  • Unfortunately, this tour can not accommodate guests in wheelchairs or with any disability requiring special assistance
  • This is a physically challenging tour that involves a considerable amount of walking and stairs. For this reason, we do not recommend this tour for customers with health conditions and recommend comfortable shoes for all guests
  • We will try and ensure timings and itineraries are respected, however, due to issues beyond our control, timings and sites are subject to last minute changes on rare occasions
  • Our partner reserves the right to refuse participation on its tours to any guest under the influence of drugs or alcohol or to any guest whose behavior is disorderly, or poses a threat to other guests or staff
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When
  • Please check the calendar to find this tour's availability
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour departs
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Provider
City Wonders
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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