London imperial war museum is another free museum in London.
London imperial war museum is ideal for those war and military enthusiasts who would like to see the numerous and constantly updated galleries and exhibitions. An overall transformational visitor experience to the stories of people’s experiences during war and conflict over the last centuries where the United Kingdom had participated.
The museum includes numerous artefacts, antiques and objects pertinent to each specific war period.
The Museum is also known as (IWM) is a national museum organisation. The organisation has five branches in different locations in England. But 3 of them are in London. In 1917 during the 2nd world war, the London Imperial War Museum was founded in the relation of keeping the records and evidence of military and civil wars in British Empire. Later the museum was expanded and intended to cover and included all wars that Britain or commonwealth got involved since 1914.
The public was allowed to visit the Museum in 1920 when the museum was placed in Crystal Palace in Sydenham south-east London. 4 years later the museum allocated in Imperial Institute in south Kensington.
Almost 3 years before the 2nd World War the museum moved to a permanent place in South East London. 24 years later in 1960 when the museum expanded the Southwark building was redeveloped.
Address: Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ
Contact number: 020 7416 5000
Opening Hours: every day 10 am to 6 pm
The following Buses have stop near the London Imperial War Museum: 12, 53, 148, 453
Nearest Tube Station to the museum: Westminster on Jubilee (Gray Line)
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What are the other interesting places near the London Imperial War Museum?
- London Eye the landmark of new Millennium.
- Tibetan Peace Garden