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Imperial War Museum, London

The Imperial War Museum in London was created in 1917 to collect and display material relating to World War I. In 1939 the Museum started adding artefacts from the Second World War and eventually it began its current policy of including memorabilia from all modern British conflicts.

Inside you will find military vehicles, weapons, war memorabilia, an extensive library open to the public Monday to Saturday, a photographic archive, and an art collection of 20th century and later conflicts, especially those involving Britain, and the British Empire.

There are constantly changing exhibitions usually art based and for families there are changing events and activites to participate in.

There is a café that serves hot and cold food and offer kids a special menu.

Opening Times

Open daily (except 24, 25 and 26 December) 10.00am - 6.00pm

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Ticket Prices


Charge applicable for special exhibitions

Disabled Facilities

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Telephone: 020 7416 5320

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Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road

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