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War of the Worlds Immersive Experience

War of the Worlds - The Immersive Experience Tickets

The Old Metal Exchange, Finsbury
War of the Worlds - The Immersive Experience
The Old Metal Exchange, Finsbury

Experience a virtual retelling of Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds production, featuring interactive Victorian set design, augmented reality and multi-sensory surprises over a 90 minute immersive adventure. The War Of The Worlds reopens on 4 Mar. 2021.

Jeff Wayne’s War Of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience combines Jeff’s Musical Version, immersive theatre, virtual reality, augmented reality, holograms and other cutting-edge technology; giving audiences the chance to live through the Martian Invasion of 1898.

Visitors will be thrust into the heart of the story from the moment they step inside the vast 22,000 square foot multi-level site in Central London, which is being transformed for this unique Martian Adventure.

Important Information

For your own safety, the experience may not suitable for:

• Persons who suffer from high blood pressure, heart conditions, asthma, back or neck conditions, epilepsy, or any type of medical condition affecting the senses of smell, vision, or hearing

• Persons who are of a nervous disposition.

• The elderly

• Persons with disabilities

• Persons who are blind or visually impaired

• Persons with sensitivities to scent, loud noises, or flashing lights

• Pregnant women

• Persons suffering from breathing or respiratory problems, such as allergies or scent sensitivities

• Persons prone to motion sickness

Disability and Access Policy

This immersive experience includes multiple effects which may include total darkness, uneven surfaces, air blasts, strobe lighting, latex, narrow tunnels, sudden loud noises, live actors, fog, scent, a slide and tight spaces which require you to bend down while walking or crawling.

When combined these effects immerse guests in the experience which is intended to be impactful. Some participants may suffer from a loss of balance, headaches, locomotor system pain, dizziness, problems caused by jets of air, fog effects or scents, and in some cases, epilepsy-like symptoms, during or after the experience.

A guest with a disability is entitled to a single free carer ticket. To qualify for this free carer ticket you must apply by contacting and provide one of the following forms of documentation both in advance and when you arrive for your immersive experience:

A certified NHS Letter from your doctor or consultant clearly stating why you are eligible for this policy (Dated within the last 12 months).

A letter from a professional body (e.g. Nurse, Bupa Healthcare Advisor) clearly stating why you are eligible for this policy (Dated within the last 12 months).

A DLA, DWP or PIP letter stating you are entitled to lower or higher rate mobility allowance – no other letters will be accepted (Dated within the last 12 months).

Please note Blue Badges will NOT be accepted for a carer wristband.

The experience is not fully wheelchair accessible but we will be arranging regular wheelchair accessible events. Please email to register your interest for one of these accessible events.

Your experience will last for 110 minutes which includes a 20 minute intermission in the Red Weed Bar. Complete your experience by enjoying a drink and food in our steampunk themed bar at the end of your journey.

You will be in a group with up to 12 people. Each group has a dedicated time slot and you must arrive 15 minutes before your start time. We are sad to say that we will not be able to accommodate you if you do not arrive on time.

Opening date |
4th March 2021
Closes |
4th September 2021
The experience is suitable for anyone aged 12 and over. It is not suitable for sufferers of motion sickness, dizziness, psychological or neurological disorders. Please see our full terms of entry for more information.

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Latest War of the Worlds - The Immersive Experience News & Features

Photo credit: Audiences at The War of the Worlds (2019 Production, photo courtesy of The War of the Worlds)
New dates for ‘The War of the Worlds’ immersive experience in London
Wednesday, 11 November, 2020, 11:29
After opening in London last year, a revamped immersive production of The War of the Worlds will reopen in 2021. The production will reopen on 4 Mar. 2021, with 97 dates confirmed so far through to 4 Sept. 2021. Throughout the experience, visitors head to the Royal Observatory, sneak into a deserted house and try to escape London, all while trying to avoid the Martian invaders. Joined by journalist George Herbert, there’s 24 “scenes” in total, complete with a War of the...
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