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Imperial War Museum, London

Categories: Military Museums, History Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 6,500+ reviews on the web
Imperial War Museum 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. Put Imperial War Museum into our London trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I remember my first vist here many years ago when I was in high school. This is truly an amazing place to visit. During my vist today I was astonished by the number of kids moaning to their parents sa...  read more »
  • This museum is off the beaten path, but really worth a visit. The museum is FREE to enter, and is something I would list as a must-do for anyone who enjoyed studying history. The World War exhibits ar...  read more »
  • A visit that shows you who had to live more people at that time. A place full of history and interesting. Where to see objects that were used in the first and second world war, especially in the first and a part of the Holocaust that my personally is horrible for me due to my sensitivity. But that deserves the worth knowing. Admission is free, so I encourage you to visit it.
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