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Churchill War Rooms
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Includes the World War II-era underground Cabinet War Rooms and the Churchill Museum with exhibits about the life of British statesman Winston Churchill.
Shortly after becoming Prime Minister in May 1940, Winston Churchill visited the Cabinet War Rooms to see for himself what preparations had been made to allow him and his War Cabinet to continue working throughout the expected air raids on London. The war rooms became operational at the outset of war in 1939. Step back in time and discover the secret underground headquarters that were the nerve centre of Britain's war effort. Shortly after becoming Prime Minister in May 1940, Winston Churchill visited the 'Cabinet War Rooms' to see for himself what preparations had been made to allow him and his War Cabinet to continue working throughout the expected air raids on London. It was there, in the underground Cabinet Room, he announced 'This is the room from which I will direct the war'. Also within the Churchill War Rooms, is the interactive Churchill Museum, dedicated to the life and achievements of Sir Winston Churchill. Explore the man behind the legend and learn how Churchill came to merit the iconic status he holds to this day. Opening Times: Monday: 9.30am - 6.00pm Tuesday: 9.30am - 6.00pm Wednesday: 9.30am - 6.00pm Thursday: 9.30am - 6.00pm Friday: 9.30am - 6.00pm Saturday: 9.30am - 6.00pm Sunday: 9.30am - 6.00pm