Interested in world history? The Churchill War Rooms in London as sure to interest you in what it offers its visitors. The Original Cabinet War Rooms that served as wartime bunkers that sheltered the legendary Churchill and his government is fascinatingly on full display here.
As you trod around this interesting piece of history you are bound to wonder what the lifestyles of those who lived here were; knowing all the while that London was being bombed on the outside of the damp undergrounds that were their only protection.
Throughout the Second World War, the core of the British government’s headquarters was based inside the Cabinet War Rooms. A basement of the Whitehall building was chosen to serve as the war room, where later on during 1940 – 1945, many important decisions regarding London were made.
Until the 1970’s this site was highly restricted and it was only after this that the Imperial War Museum took to preserving the site and its contents. Some restoration work continued till 2003.The courtyard rooms where the staff ate and slept were opened to the public.
The centre has developed in an approach that is unique and engaging to its visitors. Comprehensive information on Churchill’s inspiring life could be found here. The wealth of information hidden between these walls of the lives in London during the Second World War and the inspiring prime minister from the past make this venue a very attractive one for groups from schools and history lovers. Special programs for groups can be arranged at the centre.
The War Rooms are conveniently located in the area of King Charles Street. Many 4 star UK hotels in the area provide comfortable accommodation to visitors to the locale. Millennium & Copthorne Hotels UK offer hotels in London that define class altogether while offering modern well equipped comforts and keeping true to the old world charm the atmosphere in London promises.
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