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For Families

Life at Sea: Morse Mice!

HMS Belfast
Daily from 25 May to 2 June

Barbed wire fence across a terraced street to mark division between republican and loyalist areas of Belfast during The Troubles.
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Exhibitions and Installations

Northern Ireland: Living with the Troubles

IWM North
22 March to 29 September 2024

Duxford Flying Days The Americans 2024 artwork Teaser
Duxford Flying Season

Flying Days: The Americans

IWM Duxford
Friday 26 July 2024

IWM from home

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    History & Videos

    From the First World War to the present day, explore our articles and videos on war and conflict, and its impact on servicemen and civilians. 

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    Learning Resources

    From spies to submarines and life on the Home Front, access unique and personal stories from our extraordinary collections through curriculum based learning videos and downloadable activities. 

  • The wreckage of a car from Baghdad in the IWM atrium
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    IWM Collections

    Explore over 1 million items that tell the story of modern war and conflict, collected by the museum since 1917.

IWM 2024

A Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy combatant sits beside a hand grenade in Tubmanburg, Liberia. June 2003.
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A Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy combatant sits beside a hand grenade in Tubmanburg, Liberia. June 2003.

Find out more about the rich programme of exhibitions and events that make up IWM's 2024 programme. 

See the 2024 programme. 

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As a charity, now more than ever IWM needs your support to ensure we can continue to tell personal stories and experiences of conflict for current and future generations to come.

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Volunteer with IWM

At IWM we are extremely proud to be a volunteer involving organisation with over 1000 volunteers across our five sites. Our volunteers help bring to life the stories of our collections, care for our many significant objects and promote great customer experiences.

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A Balloon Site, Coventry
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