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Imperial War Museum

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About Imperial War Museum

Based in an imposing former hospital, this museum museum tells the stories of people's experiences of modern war from WW1 to conflicts today.

Often has a major exhibition on to compliment the main displays which feature everything from classic armaments to modern UN vehicles.

A large collection of medals and the stories of the bravery that lead to them is in the upper floors.
 

Address

Imperial War Museum,
Lambeth Road,
London,
SE1 6HZ

Ticket prices

The museum is free to visit.

Prices last checked November 2023.

Link to Imperial War Museum's website

Opening Hours

The museum is open every day from 10am to 6pm.

It's usually closed 24th to 26th December.

Opening hours last checked November 2023.

Accessibility

For accessibility information, please click here.
What's the nearest railway station to Imperial War Museum

The nearest station is Lambeth North Tube Station which is 0.3 miles away.

News

 

Exhibitions open at the moment

Storyteller: Photography by Tim Hetherington
Take a deeper look into the human experience of conflict with Storyteller: Photography by Tim Hetherington at IWM London.
Storyteller: Photography by Tim Hetherington
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 29th September
2024-04-20
2024-09-29

Forthcoming events

Join IWM's Head of Art, Rebecca Newell, in conversation with Tom Edwards, Managing Director of the art gallery and dealership Abbott and Holder.
2024-06-22
Saturday, 22nd Jun 2pm to 5pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
Join author and journalist Robert Hutton in conversation with Sonia Purnell as they discuss Robert’s newest book, The Illusionists: The True Story of the Man Who Fooled Hitler.
2024-06-11
Tuesday, 11th Jun 6:15pm to 8:30pm
 
Southwark
Southwark