COVID-19 Update

For lockdown ideas, updates and more, read our latest blog or join our Facebook Group!

Imperial War Museum London

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Introduce your kids to the most important moments in history at Imperial War Museum London. Learn about the global impact of conflict from the First World War and Second World War to today, and discover the fascinating ways in which war has transformed the world we live in. 

Discover extraordinary stories of bravery in the world’s largest collection of Victoria Crosses with the free kids' stamper trail, and check out all the temporary exhibitions, events and family-friendly educational activities. It’s going to be one great educational day out!

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

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

Join our membership

  • Save money on great days out
  • £1 for 30 days - cancel anytime
  • Do more for less
Try it for £1

Opening hours

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


General Admission

Book a FREE advance ticket via Imperial War Museum London's website

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number




Click here to visit Imperial War Museum London's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

No, there is no parking.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

However, it is currently closed. Feel free to bring picnic food and enjoy it at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park. The park surrounds IWM London and it's a great picnic spot.

Yes, Imperial War Museum London is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Imperial War Museum London have stated they are pushchair friendly.

IWM welcomes registered assistance dogs.

Additional Info

Public Transport

Near by Lambeth North and Elephant & Castle metro stations

attractions redesign