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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. 

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Here you'll learn about the tragic wars through the eyes of the brave people who lived it. Be inspired by the extraordinary stories of bravery in the world’s largest collection of Victoria Crosses.
Did you know the Imperial War Museum (IWM London) is the world's leading museum of war and conflict? 

Art Galleries
Discover a vast collection of award-winning galleries in huge exhibition spaces. Get involved in family summer activities and free fun-packed family missions and adventure trails! From optical illusions, arts and crafts, uncover secrets of the camouflage and much more! Like the free kids' stamper trail.

War Exhibitions
There is also a range of temporary and permanent exhibitions for you to check out. Like The Holocaust Galleries, and Witnesses to War which are permanent exhibitions to a Private Tour: First World War. Where you can discover a wide range of video material, archive details, film preservation and Imperial War Museum collections from the First World War. Gaze at field guns, learn about the experiences of conflict and listen to personal stories of those who served in the war. 

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!

With lots of events and family-friendly educational activities and art galleries to discover. You'll have 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
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Opening Times

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

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission

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

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No, there is no parking.

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Contact Details

IWM London, Lambeth Road
Greater London

Tel: 02074165000

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