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The Imperial War Museum in London offers free admission to visit this former hospital for the mentally fresh. Its name was Bethlehem Royal Hospital but over time “Bethlehem” morphed into "Bedlam" for the Eighteenth century visitors who would pay a penny to attend the "freak" show at the hospital. As civilization “evolved” so did treatment for these patients. As the need for this hospital diminished, this location on Lambeth Road, South Bank, in London became home to the Imperial War Museum, a place to recognize the impact of modern war. Transformation from a London hospital to the interactive museum is evident as you enter this powerful yet sensitive and thought-provoking establishment.

  • Explore this munitions wonderland, alive with missiles, submarines, tanks, and planes hanging from the ceiling—children can climb into many cockpits and explore arcade-style touch-screens.
  • Reflect at the galleries, which focus on the horrors and lessons of two World Wars, heroes of extreme courage, and mysterious figures leading double-lives as spies.
  • Visit the London Imperial War Museum’s third floor to experience the thought-provoking issues of the Holocaust and European society.

London is a very old city, almost like a museum unto itself, with the Imperial War Museum being one of the most interesting in the United Kingdom. This museum is only five minutes from the centre of London by road and approximately 2km by foot. There are as many tours as there are places to see, so feel free to expand your modes of travel from walking to cycling, taxi service to boat tours. See and do more by booking one of the many available tours that might include the London Imperial War Museum. Alternatively, transportation by Tube is a thrill you might enjoy.

Hotels near Imperial War Museum

753 hotels near Imperial War Museum

1 The Bridge Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5

30 Borough Road Map

Set close to the most famous tourist attractions of London and enjoying its privilege to offer the guests varieties of choice and comfort, The Bridge Hotel provides you a pleasant experience while... More

2 Novotel London City South

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

53-61 Southwark Bridge Road Map

Hotel Novotel London City South offers modern facilities and fine location from which guests can discover London. Thrill seekers can experience scary live actors, shows and rides with special... More

3 H10 London Waterloo

4 stars
4.0 / 5 12 reviews

284 to 302 Waterloo Road Map

The H10 London Waterloo Hotel is a modern comfortable property situated just five minutes from London Waterloo Station on Waterloo Road. This means that guests are ideally situated for accessing... More

4 Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

4 stars
4.2 / 5 24 reviews

200 Westminster Bridge Road Map

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London is located on the South Bank of the River Thames within easy walking distance of the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. The famous 'London Eye' is on the... More

5 Mercure London Bridge

4 stars
3.9 / 5 7 reviews

71-79 Southwark Street Map

Presenting stylish accommodations in a central location in the vibrant British capital, Mercure London Bridge Hotel is suited for both business as well as leisure travellers. Tate Modern, which is... More

6 Park Plaza Riverbank London

4 stars
3.0 / 5 4 reviews

18 Albert Embankment Map

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7 Novotel London Waterloo

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

113 Lambeth road Map

Hotel Novotel London Waterloo is a quality hotel that offers good standard of lodging. This hotel is well connected to city attractions. Westminster Abbey is located just 1 kilometre from this... More

8 Park Plaza County Hall London

4 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

1 Addington Street Map

Boasting luxurious accommodation and cordial hospitality, Park Plaza County Hall London is an excellent venue for leisure and business travellers. London Eye is the largest Ferris wheel in Europe... More

9 Holiday Inn Express LONDON - SOUTHWARK

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

103-109 Southwark Street Map

Holiday Inn Express London - Southwark is the ideal place for business and leisure travellers visiting London. Tourists can plan to explore the nearby London Dungeon that offers scary rides and... More

10 Novotel London Blackfriars

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

46 Blackfriars Road Map

Travellers in in London for a business trip or leisure find suitable base at the posh accommodations of Novotel London Blackfriars Hotel. This chic hotel is conveniently set in the heart of the... More