Winston Churchill's
Britain at War Experience
64 - 66 Tooley Street
London Bridge
London SE1 2TF

Winston Churchill's Britain at War Experience

The sinister wail of the air raid warning is the abiding memory of all who lived through the war.
It indicated incoming bombers, often with only a few minutes warning.
All those who could do so made for the nearest air raid shelter.


To the shelter

Gas mask

Huddle in an Anderson shelter and hear all the terrifying noises of an air raid overhead. In the shelter

See the Drury Lane dressing room and catch a glimps of the "spirit of the times" reminding you of the stars of the war years.

Look in at Rainbow Corner - a club to entertain the GI's.

Rescue See real wartime bombs, rare documents and photographs in the unique Bomb Disposal can even hear a ticking bomb.

Learn about the Land Army Girls and Ration books other "women at war" who fought their battles on the Home Front.

Window shop along the little shops of Southwark and see prices in pounds, shillings and pence.
See how people coped with food and clothing rationing.
Share the excitement and anxiety of the evacuees as they wait to be transported to new homes.

Gas masks, ration's all here factually presented, realistically portrayed. The milkman

An exciting and educational adventure
for all ages.

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