IWM North is housed in a striking, aluminium clad building – the first in the UK to be designed by internationally acclaimed architect Daniel Libeskind.
What to See
Our striking Main Exhibition Space features a timeline of the conflicts that Britain and the Commonwealth have been involved in since the First World War.
At IWM North, we've been commissioning high-quality artworks, events, workshops and live performances from contemporary artists for our Reactions series since 2010.
Using surround sound, projected digital moving images and photographs, the Big Picture Show brings to life people’s experiences of war.
Dare you climb the AirShard - one of the most iconic features of the Manchester skyline?
Our First World War Centenary exhibition, the largest of its kind, reveals the vital contribution the North West made during the First World War, both on the battlefields and at home.