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Great Visit - worth the trek!

This really is a fine museum combining the original Bunker in a modern building. In the Visitor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, England
History in a modern Building

The local council has spent a great deal of money on the new visitors centre. The display in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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The only original Battle of Britain RAF Fighter Group Operations Room open to the public. The Operations Room, in reality a series of rooms on 2 levels some 60 feet (18m) underground, is reached via 76 steps. The plotting room with its large map...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
11 Group Operations Room Wren Avenue | off St Andrews Road, Uxbridge UB10 0FD, England
+44 1895 238154
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All reviews control room battle of britain operations room ops room no lift second world war guided tour well worth the effort run by volunteers general public real history piece of history above ground excellent museum control centre winston churchill future generations
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a fine museum combining the original Bunker in a modern building. In the Visitor Centre there is a history of Britain's air defence system including the role played by the Bunker and its personnel in World War Two. To complete this experience...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The local council has spent a great deal of money on the new visitors centre. The display in the building is very interesting and will give those with restricted mobility a good idea of what is below in the actual bunker. There is no need...More

Thank BigJock7
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bunker and the museum are well worth a visit, remember to take your Hillingdon first card and it will be free. The guides are very knowledgable and encourage you to ask questions. The bunker is reached by a long steep staircase, so not for...More

Thank creakother
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite remarkable just how good the forward planning for the Battle of Britain was. Fantastic place to visit and the guide was able to answer every question that was put to him. Food in the cafe was a little below par but still a great...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my 12yo daughter and 85 yo mum so it took a lot to satisfy all of us. The guide (Chris) was very knowledgable and engaging - asking us questions and explaining the quite complex exhibits very well. My mum (who lived through...More

Thank BrightonShredhead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bunker is well worth a visit. The guide was very knowledgeable and explained everything about the Battle of Britain very clearly. My teenage boys were very impressed and enjoyed it very much.

Thank JaneSmithxyz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressed by the building and the content of the venue. Well worth a visit. The guides are extremely informative. The restaurant is very well run, although at peak times you have to be patient.

Thank Explorers03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real find in a beautiful setting. The visitor center is well laid out for both kids and adults with a good timeline explaining the creation of the bunker between the 2 world wars, the role it played in both the Battle of Britain and...More

Thank 83jonf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really interesting tour with an excellent tour guide. This is more than a museum, this is the history of the RAF greatness in a time of conflict!

Thank Pard18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Battle of Britain Bunker was great to visit. You actually get to go down into the bunker and see where Churchill and the leaders of the British military sat and planned the defence of Britain. They have actual size replicas of aircraft and the...More

Thank Tim P
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Theresa B
3 November 2018|
Response from carockhold |
Yes, there is a 17-space car park, which is free to use.
17 October 2018|
Response from carockhold |
You only need to book in advance if there are 10 or more in your group. A combination adult ticket is £7.
24 September 2018|
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