"Imperial War Museum will be closed for first half of 2014" Topic
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|ezza123 ||19 Dec 2013 5:27 a.m. PST|
One to be aware of if you were looking to visit the Imperial War Museum in the first half of 2014.
From the Imperial War Museum website iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-london
'IWM London is undergoing a major building redevelopment, transforming our museum to mark the Centenary of the First World War, and on 6 January the museum will close until July 2014.'
| Dan Cyr ||19 Dec 2013 7:49 a.m. PST|
A most excellent place to spend a day while in London. Was lucky enough to do so on a Bank holiday years ago (no crowd).
|Mapleleaf ||19 Dec 2013 10:00 a.m. PST|
f you are going to London for the first time and are interested in Military History the Imperial War Museum is a tourist necessity as important as the Tower of London or British Museum
If you are planning a trip to London and was looking forward to your first visit to the IWM, I would suggest that you postpone your trip until it reopens. It is that good.
| Dan Cyr ||19 Dec 2013 10:54 a.m. PST|
The Army museum is pretty nice also and if I recall a nice walk from the nearest tube stop.
| 20thmaine ||19 Dec 2013 11:10 a.m. PST|
Agree about the IWM – but you could make do with the NAM (Sloane Square Tube), RAF Museum Hendon (Colindale Tube), and HMS Belfast (Tower Hill Tube).
|The Dozing Dragon||19 Dec 2013 2:38 p.m. PST|
That's a shame. It ties in well with my annual pilgrimage to Salute.
|taskforce58||20 Dec 2013 7:17 a.m. PST|
As a side note, the 20th century galleries of the Royal Navy museum in Portsmouth is also closed right now for a new exhibit called "Hear My Story" to be opened next year. Both me and my wife was disappointed to found it closed when we visited in October.