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Imperial War Museum London helps visitors understand the British wartime experience by documenting the country's roles in World Wars I and II. Originally established in 1917 to memorialize British sacrifice in World War I, the museum expanded to record an even greater sacrifice a little over two decades later. Throughout the complex, you can view documents such as official orders, letters, diaries, and memoirs, as well as artwork including paintings, photographs, and sculptures. Listen to some of the 33,000 oral-history recordings and view over 350 vehicles and aircraft on display. World War I gallery exhibits a recreated trench. If the weather's agreeable, eat in the cafe, which opens out onto the Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park. Our London trip planning site makes visiting Imperial War Museum London and other London attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Imperial War Museum London reviews
The Imperial War Museum had a special exhibit to honour the Queen's platinum jubilee titled "Crown & Conflict: Portraits of a Queen in Wartime". Princess Elizabeth joined the Auxiliary Territorial..... more
The Imperial War Museum had a special exhibit to honour the Queen's platinum jubilee titled "Crown & Conflict: Portraits of a Queen in Wartime". Princess Elizabeth joined the Auxiliary Territorial..... more »
Our visit exceeded all our expectations - if you have any interest at all in war history then you must visit. From the moment you enter the magnificent building you view a Spitfire hanging from the...
Our visit exceeded all our expectations - if you have any interest at all in war history then you must visit. From the moment you enter the magnificent building you view a Spitfire hanging from the... more »
Wonderful experience. If you care about. War history this is the place to go. Amazing collections of items. I learned a lot.. Very well organized. Handicap friendly. Excellent Museum shop and very friendly staff here. This was on my bucket list and I'm very happy to have had an opportunity to see this place and spend time. Thank you staff!
Excellent place for everyone who wants to know more about the history of the two world wars. The exhibitions covers political aspects, the battles and the life of the common people during the era. With the aid of the documents, photos and items during the time, visitors could have a profound feeling of the events. The museum also encourage visitors to think how the world wars related to them. An educational and meaningful place.
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