The Imperial War Museum is not a fluffy museum; you will not come out hoping to buy a poster of a pretty picture. It is a serious and solemn memorial and historical information centre. That said, it is neither bland nor old- fashioned, with plenty of big guns (including the gigantic canons that loom in the centre of the formal approach to the building), and well-thought out, modern, exhibits.
The building itself is impressive enough, with its stark white facade and blue dome. The canons are complemented by a section of the Berlin wall, and it's all set in a small ornamental garden that complements the architecture.
Entrance is free, but you can buy guides at the entrance. I wou...Read More