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Imperial War Museum

Last updated November 29th, 2020

The Imperial War Museum was an old lunatic asylum once housing Charlie Chaplins mother, before the hospital itself moved to Beckenham in 1930. This superb building was turned into the Imperial War Museum. The museum now hosts many artefacts including an extensive array of guns, tanks and fighter planes from both the World Wars and also of the Gulf war. There is also a permanent Holocaust exhibition on display which chronicles the systematic attempt that was made to murder the Jews of Europe. Admission is free.

Opening Times

Note: Owing to temporary closures the times below may not accurately reflect current opening hours.

MON
10:00 - 18:00
TUE
10:00 - 18:00
WED
10:00 - 18:00
THU
10:00 - 18:00
FRI
10:00 - 18:00
SAT
10:00 - 18:00
SUN
10:00 - 18:00

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