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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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