Trip Planner:   USA  /  Missouri  /  Fulton  /  Miscellaneous  /  National Churchill Museum
National Churchill Museum, Fulton
(4.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
The National Churchill Museum, located on the Westminster College campus in Fulton, Missouri, United States, commemorates the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill. In 1946, Winston Churchill delivered his famous "Sinews of Peace" address in the Westminster Historic Gymnasium. His speech, due to one particularly famous phrase, has come to be known as the "Iron Curtain" speech. One of Churchill's most famous speeches of all time, "Sinews of Peace" heralded the beginning of the Cold War.The National Churchill Museum comprises three distinct but related elements: the Church of St Mary Aldermanbury, the museum, and the "Breakthrough" sculpture.OverviewThe central element of the National Churchill Museum is the Church of St. Mary, Aldermanbury, a 16th-century church moved stone-by-stone to Fulton from the City of London. Today, the church looks much as it did in 1677—carefully restored to recreate the building that architect Christopher Wren designed after the Great Fire of London destroyed the original 12th-century church.Beneath the church is the Churchill museum, renovated in 2006. Through interactive new exhibits, the museum tells Churchill's story, discussing his personal and political life and his legacy. Additionally, the Clementine-Spencer Churchill Reading Room houses an extensive research collection about Churchill and his era.
To visit National Churchill Museum and get the most from your holiday in Fulton, create itinerary details personal to you using our Fulton vacation trip planner.
Source
Create a full Fulton itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Fulton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Missouri by other users

4 days in Saint Louis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Branson BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Europe, Asia, United States & Central America BY A USER FROM VENEZUELA February, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Independence BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Midwest BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Branson BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Branson BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Overland Park & Kansas City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Missouri BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Saint Louis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This place is simply AWESOME. To be honest, I did not even want to visit this museum. A friend luckily told me about it so I told him I would visit while in the area. Thus, I reluctantly planned a qui...  more »
  • This museum has been beautifully and thoroughly reviewed by several other visitors, and the reviews were very helpful. The only comment made that I chose to ignore had to do with the temperature. I sp...  more »
  • We heard of the National Churchill Museum from a worker at the Lincoln Museum in Springfield, IL. The museum is on the campus of Westminster College, where Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain" speec...  more »
Google
  • Very interesting - we enjoyed the museum tremendously
  • Incredible! Such history presented in a creative setting. Never expected to find this in mid-Missouri.
  • Gg
    View original