- Churchill War Rooms
- 3 hours with a PhD or MA-level guide
- Skip-the-line tickets
The discussion will focus on Prime Minister Winston Churchill, including his crucial role in the fight against the Axis Powers and his ability to cement the 'Big Three' Alliance with Russia and the United States. We’ll take in the famous Map Room, the techniques used to communicate with the outside world, and examine how the Cabinet War Rooms remained operational for six years.
Interested in a different tour in London? See our offerings such as the Tower of London Tour or our British Museum Tour.
What is a small group tour?
The London Pass does include access to the War Rooms, but not skip-the-line, which is essential in order to take full advantage of the three hours. Because of this, pre-purchased tickets are required.
We generally spend about one hour in the War Rooms. If you are interested in a more in-depth, exclusive visit, we can arrange private visits before and after hours to the Churchill War Rooms. Contact us for more information.
Philippa is an Oxford educated historian with specialist training in Art History. A qualified teacher with over 15 years experience as a resident guide and teacher at Dulwich Picture Gallery. For the last two years she has been on an intensive course learning about this great city. A Londoner all her adult life, she enjoys all aspects of the city, from the architecture to the food markets, from the parks and riverside walks to the galleries and city churches. Her particular interests are the quirkier, less well-known places which only a long standing Londoner gets to know.
Born in London, Ruth has also lived in Israel for many years. She trained at the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, where she studied Voice and Piano and received a degree in performance in both instruments. She is a qualified Music teacher and for many years taught Music to children and adults of all ages. Returning to London in 2000, Ruth undertook a number of intensive courses learning about the History of this great City which she loves. She recently earned an MA in Art History and just enrolled in a PhD program. Ruth has a particular interest in Jewish London and a keen interest in the Artistic and Musical history of London.
Sarah-Jane Kitching was born and brought up in London. She studied at Cambridge University and qualified as a doctor, working in the NHS initially in Gynaecology and latterly as a General Practitioner. Having gained a First in the History and Philosophy of Medicine as part of her medical training, she has now changed career to pursue her long-standing love of history and of London in particular. After two years of intensive study, Sarah-Jane qualified as a London Blue Badge Guide and was awarded Guide of the Year in 2012. She is passionate about the city she lives in with her family and loves to share its fascinating past and present with others.
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