What to See

On display for the first time - artworks by reportage illustrator George Butler, who has documented life in Afghanistan, away from foreign television cameras, as western troops withdraw.

Visit our WaterWay Gallery to view selected works by one of the most important figures on the Pakistan art scene, Imran Qureshi.

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.

Free exhibition