We've got special family-friendly events every weekend and daily in school holidays
Back by popular demand: a fascinating tour of IWM North’s iconic building, designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind
July - Discover personal stories of extraordinary bravery during the Second World War
Join in with a free workshop led by artist Warren Osborne, who worked on IWM North’s upcoming exhibition, Horrible Histories®: Blitzed Brits.
Watch a special performance dramatising real stories of wartime life.
Meet Navy veterans and ask about their experiences of serving
Discover objects on display collected from the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Design your own patch to add to our Make Do and Mend patchwork quilt
August - Discover personal stories of extraordinary bravery during the Second World War
Join us on a treasure hunt exploring the new special exhibition Horrible Histories®: Blitzed Brits.
Join a special 20-minute tour exploring the stories of lesbian and gay service personnel
Hear leading reportage illustrator George Butler talk about his experiences drawing scenes of everyday life in Afghanistan.
A great opportunity to get hands-on with objects from IWM’s collection in these themed 20-minute object-handling sessions.