Are you a student of history? Are you willing to explore more about the war cultures in the country? Then the Imperial War Museum is the right destination. It is located at the Lambeth Road in London. The entry to the museum is free of cost. All you need to do is book in advance and pay a small fee for exhibitions that at times may be conducted on the premises.
The museum is open for public from 10 in the morning to 6 in the evening. It is necessary to make an entry booking in advance. The museum is closed during bank holidays. Take the tube station and reach Lambeth North. The museum is just a five minute walk from the Kennington Road. The area is congested if you are considering hiring a car.
There are cafes within the museum premises, and this can help give you a break in between. The specials include pastries and war time meals. There is also provision for a hot meal during the afternoons. These traditional menus can take you back to the old times. The exhibits in the museum can give children an idea of the life during the war period. Many exhibitions happen round the year.
Some of the exhibitions you can find includes Horrible Histories exhibition, live experience in the trenches, Ministry of Food exhibition that gives you an idea of how rations were given to people to keep supplies uniform. The Holocaust exhibits of the Second World War exhibition is a major attraction. Documents during the war times also are considered a valuable read.