Imperial War Museum London | Day Out With The Kids

Imperial War Museum London

London, Greater London, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Introduce your kids to the most important moments in British military history at Imperial War Museum London. Explore exhibits dedicated to war and conflict from the First World War till today and discover the fascinating ways, in which war has transformed the world we live in today.

The little ones might not retain as many facts as you will but they’ll definitely remember the biggest artefacts in the museum. From authentic WWI uniforms, to a Harrier jet and Spitfire plane, plus a real T-34 tank - your tiny historians will be in awe!

Imperial War Museum London also hosts lots of  temporary exhibitions, events and family-friendly educational activities. You and the kids will have the chance to hear the stories of people who lived through war and gain a deeper understanding of its impact in the world. It’s going to be one great educational day out!

  • Great learning opportunity for the whole family
  • See a real war tank, a Spitfire plane & more
  • Hear the stories of people who experienced war


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


IWM London, Lambeth Road, London, Greater London, SE1 6HZ, England


Click here to visit Imperial War Museum London's website

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00 
Closed 24, 25 & 26 December


General Admission

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Public transport

Near by Lambeth North and Elephant & Castle metro stations