What Are Some War Bunkers That Can Be Toured?


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The Bunker at Greenbrier, Churchill War Rooms and Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker are war bunkers available for tours. Another option is the World War II Art Bunker at the Nürnberg State Museum.

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Located in West Virginia, the Bunker at Greenbrier is a declassified underground nuclear fallout bunker built during the Cold War. This bunker was a designated safe refuge facility for members of the U.S. Congress. This 112,544-square foot bunker features decontamination facilities, a laboratory, a dining hall and an intensive care hospital unit. It also has a self-contained power plant, a dental clinic, a water purification system and sleeping accommodations for 1,100 adults.

The Churchill War Rooms, also called the Cabinet War Rooms, is an underground bunker in London. Maintained by the Imperial War Museums, this bunker was the central command post used by Sir Winston Churchill and his cabinet during World War II. Visitors experience the bunker exactly as it was in 1945, its last year of official use.

The Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker is a British bunker built during the Cold War. It features sleeping space for 600 people, with extra beds in the entrance tunnel. The bunker is also a former Royal Air Force station and regional government headquarters.

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