What to See

As part of the First World War Centenary commemoration, IWM North has commissioned a major season of high-quality artworks, events, workshops and live performances that will unveil new and unique ways to explore the impact of the conflict.

Our new exhibition, the largest of its kind, reveals the important contribution the North West made during the First World War.

Daily from 18 May 11am with extra showings at 2pm during weekends and school holidays
IWM North presents an installation by Manchester ceramic artist Chava Rosenzweig – the latest in the Museum’s Reactions series where artists are invited to display work showing how war shapes lives.
The jagged shape of the IWM North viewing platform is one of the most iconic features of the Manchester skyline; this is your chance to scale the inside.
Every object on display at IWM North tells a remarkable personal story. Trace the history of conflict from 1914 to the present day in our Main Exhibition Space.
Gerry Judah’s striking sculpture on the impact of war and conflict is the first exhibit you will see on entering our Main Exhibition Space.
The Big Picture Show is an award-winning 360-degree experience unique to IWM North. Our shows run in the Main Exhibition Space.