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 Winston churchills Britain at War Experience Museum

In the history of the twentyth century, the 2nd world war was the most disastrous and action packed phenomenon.

The lives of laks and crores of people were affected by it. It developed technology and ammended the way humans thought and their political limits. To know about the answers to the questions like, how was the war like? What did Britons go through during the 2nd world war? How was the day to day life of people then?, you need to visit Winston Churchill's Britain at war Museum and most your queries related to the war will be crystal cleared !


Main Attractions at the War Experience Museum


All your questions related to Britain at world war can be answered at Winston Churchill's Britain at War Museum. Know how life was during the times of War in Britain. This museum tries to create the exact situations during the war time in the museum with different scenes with sounds showing the war planes with smoke and dust as well.
Find out how thousands of Londoners spent their nights at London underground stations to protect them and their families during the war. Read about the war news in the memorable news paper and also watch the news in the underground cinema.

Find out what were the messages given by the Famous leaders like Churchill, Lord Haw Haw, Hitler, Chamberlain, Ed Murrow and Roosevelt during the war in the BBC radio studio.

Check how the war affected St. Pauls Cathedral during the bombing of Britains by the Nazi Germans. The aspects of the museum are designed in a way that they are in synch with the British National curriculum. A guide book, questions for the visit, worksheets and activities are the part of the primary and secondary  educational packs. Gas masks, uniforms and helmets are a mart of special dress up sessions for school parties. Teachers could get an opportunity to plan the visit with the kids in the form of a free preliminary visit.


The people who have lived the world war still remember the cries made to warn people against the air raids. These wails informed people about air raids only a couple of minutes before they the air bombing actually used to take place. The people who heard the cried would rush to the nearest shelter from the air attacks.
Once you are in the shelter you will be huddled together most likely and would hear the horrifying sounds of the air raids above you. You can have a look at the "spirit of the times" which would remind you of the war stars and you can also see the Drury Lane dressing room.
See the club where the GI's were entertained. This club was called the Rainbow Corner. See rare documents, real bombs used during the war times and photographs in the rare Bomb disposal display.
Know about army girls and "Women at war" whose war was fought on the home front.
Know what were the prices of things in those times by window shopping in the small shops of Southwark. Get to know how people got accustomed with clothing rationing and food.

Share the nervousness and excitement of the evacuees as they wait to be transported to new homes.
Things like the ration books and the milkman gas masks are realistically portrayed and factually presented.




Ticket prices of WC's Britain at War Experience, London


 

Admission  
Adult £12.95
Child (5 - 15 years) £5.50
Family (2 adults + 2 children) £29.00
Student (with ID) £6.50
Senior (60+) £6.50
Under 5s Free


 
 
 
School groups admission details here.

Visits take approximately 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
 

Reference - www.britainatwar.co.uk

 


BWE WC opening hours


This Museum will be open all year round except for December 24-26.

Opening times are as follows:

 MON,TUE,WED,THU,FRI,SAT,SUN

10:00 am to 4.30 pm November - March 10:00 am - 5.00 pm April - October

Address (Location) of WC's Britain at War Experience, London


Winston Churchill's Britain at War Experience
64 - 66 Tooley Street,

London Bridge
London SE1 2TF

 
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Places to eat near WC's Britain at War Experience, London


Places to eat lunch. Have lunch
Hays Galleria.
Tooley Street, London SE1 2HD
A covered area providing a stunning riverside setting for eating, shopping and relaxing with plenty of eating areas to enjoy a picnic lunch.

There are lots of good restaurants, cafes and snack bars nearby. 
 

Contact WC's Britain at War Experience


Telephone -  02074033171

Fax - 02074035104


email - info@britainatwar.org.uk


Travel to WC's Britain at War Experience, London


Nearest tube or BR station is the London Bridge station.

Buses 47, 381 and RV1
 
Parking.
Coaches can drop off and pick up outside the exhibition.

Car parks close by, operated by NCP.
 
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