Imperial War Museum, Lunch and The Postal Museum (21-Mar-19)

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Imperial War Museum, Lunch and The Postal Museum (21-Mar-19)

69.00

Day out in London beginning with a visit to Imperial War Museum then lunch at The Union Tavern followed by The Postal Museum with a ride on Mail Rail.

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Book Your Day Out

Your price includes:

  • Comfortable return coach travel to and in London;

  • Lunch at The Union Tavern

  • Entrance fees to both museums and a journey on Mail Rail at The Postal Museum;

  • Services of our friendly courier throughout the day.

Some things to see and do at Imperial War Museum

First World War Galleries

Discover the story of WWI through the eyes of the British people and the Empire, both on the home front and the fighting fronts. Gain an understanding of how the war started, why it continued, how the Allies won and its global impact. See over 1,300 objects drawn from IWM’s First World War collections.

Witnesses to War

Nine objects including a Harrier jet and a Spitfire plane suspended from above and a V-2 rocket below them. These dramatic displays also feature a T-34 tank, a 13-Pounder Gun – a First World War artillery piece that became a memorial for the men who fought with it.

Object Conversations

Explore and discuss original objects from the museums' collections with the IWM team.

Ride Mail Rail and visit The Postal Museum

Journey back in time on a specially made train through the original tunnels and station platforms under Mount Pleasant to experience the hidden history of Mail Rail. Delve into 500 years of ground-breaking postal history in The Postal Museum and discover how a humble service revolutionised our lives.

Itinerary

  • 10:00 arrive Imperial War Museum.

  • 12:45 depart Imperial War Museum.

  • 13:15 arrive at The Union Tavern for lunch

  • 14:45 depart The Union Tavern

  • 15:00 Arrive at The Postal Museum.

  • 17:15 depart The Postal Museum for your return journey.

You can expect to be returned to your chosen pick-up point between 19:00 to 20:00.

Coach Pickup Points and Joining Times (GREEN route)

  • 07:00 Yateley - Dog & Partridge

  • 07:10 Hartley Wintney - Swan Court Bus Stop

  • 07:20 Hook - Old White Hart Pub Bus Stop

  • 07:30 Hatch (Old Basing) - Belle Vue Road Bus Stop near junction with Cromwell Close

  • 07:45 Chineham - Shopping Centre East Car Park Bus Stop

  • 07:55 Basingstoke - Coach Bay opposite The Anvil on Churchill Way

  • 08:00 Basingstoke - Leisure Park (Planet Ice bus top)

  • 08:10 Basingstoke - Business Centre Bus Stop, Winchester Road (B&Q)

  • 08:15 Brighton Hill - opposite Beechdown Health Club Winchester Road.