Floor Plan

Copies of the floor plan are available in several languages on-site.

Download an English-language copy of our floor plan (PDF)


Locker facilities are available free of charge.

Eating and Drinking

Take a break during your visit in our WaterShard Café & Kitchen. The Green Room on the ground floor is also available for packed lunches. 


Toilets are situated on the Ground Floor next to the Shop and include accessible toilets.

Shopping at IWM North

IWM North's Shop provides a wide range of books, CDs, DVDs, clothing and accessories, posters and stationery, souvenirs and gift ideas.

For our younger visitors we have an exciting range of games, toys and souvenirs as well as a selection of children's books. There are also educational resource materials and children's activity books on sale.

You can also browse our range of products on our Online Shop.

Car Park

We have a large car park on site - please visit our directions page for more information on car parking, and how to get here via car or public transport.


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Eating and Drinking

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Overlooking MediaCityUK and The Quays, the WaterShard Café is a relaxing place to take a break during your visit.

Find out more about our café