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Churchill’s war rooms & WWII Westminster walking tour
Attractions & guided tours

Churchill’s war rooms & WWII Westminster walking tour

4.5/5
Excellent
Based on 31 reviews
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$76.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Visit iconic London sites such as 10 Downing Street, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey amongst others
  • Enjoy a more exclusive visit to the War Rooms without the crowds
  • Explore the capital's key historical sites on a tailor-made walking tour with your expert guide
What to expect

Roll back the clock as you discover wartime London with the help of an expert guide. Stroll around the capital and hear all about the significance of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey (from Outside) and more before entering the Churchill War Museum.

Kick off your tour on the streets of Westminster with your expert guide at your side to give you an insight into the history of some of London's most iconic sites like 10 Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey (outside). Then it's onto 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.

Then it's onto the Churchill War Museum where you'll enjoy a guided tour of the war rooms that have been 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. You'll step into 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
  • check Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • check Entrance ticket and reservation fee for the Churchill War Rooms
  • check Headsets where appropriate
What's not included
  • x_not_included Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Where

Westminster, London SW1A 2JR, UK

Meeting point:
Please meet your group outside Westminster Tube. 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

Not suitable for:

  • Unfortunately, this tour can not accommodate guests on 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, this tour is not recommended for customers with health conditions

Not allowed:

  • Strollers or baby carriages are not permitted on this tour

Know in advance:

  • Timings and itineraries are respected where possible, however, due to issues beyond the tour provider's control, timings and sites are subject to last minute changes on rare occasions
  • The tour provider 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
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
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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 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.5/5

Based on 31 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From Portugal - December 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    The guide and the place were outstanding

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - December 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Tour was amazing, Andy is terrific. Had a great time, spent 4 hours at the museum.

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - August 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Too many people

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - August 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - July 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Ian was terrific

  • Anonymous

    From Canada - June 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    The war rooms were exceptional. It was nice having the semi private tour, our guide was knowledgeable. However, he did forget his train of thought at ...

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