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What a lovely surprise! Outstanding Tour Guide!

Two sort of grown ups decided to visit as we’d seen the BBB sign on an Uxbridge road a million... read more

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Chantal42
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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Battle of Britain bunker

Well worth a visit to learn about the events to turn the tide of the Second World War very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mike e
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Thatcham, 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
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11 Group Operations Room Wren Avenue | off St Andrews Road, Uxbridge UB10 0FD, England
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All reviews battle of britain control room operations room ops room guided tour no lift second world war well worth the effort general public real history piece of history great place to visit run by volunteers above ground visitor center excellent museum control centre
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Two sort of grown ups decided to visit as we’d seen the BBB sign on an Uxbridge road a million times! And what a serendipitous decision. Not hard to find, with plenty of free parking, we entered an ultra modern building which houses the visitor...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chantal42
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to learn about the events to turn the tide of the Second World War very informative

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mike e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a morning here I couldn’t manage the 75 steps into the bunker so I wandered around the ground floor while my husband went down.he said it was very interesting and learnt a lot about the war.I walked around th ground floor and learnt the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gillt102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off this is a major and important historical site. Secondly, Hillingdon BC have been amazingly visionary in its development and Thirdly, it represents exceptional value for money as the entrance fee for the bunker includes a guided tour and talk from a volunteer. In...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the 11 (Fighter) Group bunker as a family in Nov 2018. It is the third time we have visited this wonderful historical building. The bunker itself is an absolute must to visit and learn how it helped to win victory in the Battle...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank D H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Bunker as part of a conducted tour. The tour was was very interesting with a great presentation in the underground bunker which gave a good understanding of the Battle of Britain. The museum has excellent interactive exhibits which gave an indication of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank patrick_huggett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a well organised tour. The guide was knowledgeable and made the hour and a half tour just fly by. I’ve lived around the area all my life and didn’t know this little gem was here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bucksfizz69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting museum with well-displayed exhibits excellently labelled, and detailed descriptions of the steps that led to the war and our resistance throughout in the air. Our preparation for aerial resistance was all down to Hugh Dowding who deserves much greater recognition than he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vermy100
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank PompeyTony
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chantal42
12 December 2018|
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Response from carockhold |
You will only need to book in advance if you have 10 or more people in your group. Otherwise, you can just turn up and book on to the next available tour. I hope that helps!
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Theresa B
3 November 2018|
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Yes, there is a 17-space car park, which is free to use.
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ceflo213
17 October 2018|
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You only need to book in advance if there are 10 or more in your group. A combination adult ticket is £7.
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