Fake feet, special matches, hidden radios, cameras in lipsticks, hairbrushes for camera film – not from James Bond, but from the real spies, and all on display for a few months before they go back into locked cupboards again.
About Imperial War MuseumBased 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.
Imperial War Museum,
The museum is free to visit.
Prices last checked November 2023.Link to Imperial War Museum's website
The museum is open every day from 10am to 6pm.
It's usually closed 24th to 26th December.
Opening hours last checked November 2023.
AccessibilityFor accessibility information, please click here.
Exhibitions open at the moment
This exhibition will invite visitors to further their understanding of the Troubles through the multiple perspectives of individuals affected by the conflict.
10am to 6pm
Ends on Sun 7th January 2024
Discover over 100 years of intrigue, deceit and real-life secret agents.
10am to 6pm
Ends on Sun 14th April 2024
Frequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to Imperial War Museum
The nearest station is Lambeth North Tube Station which is 0.3 miles away.