Imperial War Museums explores conflict and its impact on people’s lives.

IWM is a family of five museums recording and showcasing experiences of modern conflict. Some of those experiences paint a picture of everyday life in wartime, others give us a glimpse of something exceptional. All of them help us to explore the causes of war and its impact on people’s lives. 

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Daks Over Duxford

Experience

Daks Over Duxford

4 – 5 June
IWM Duxford
As part of IWM’s D-Day75 anniversary week of events Daks Over Duxford will bring the extraordinary story of D-Day to life, uniting the greatest number of Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Dakota aircraft in one location since the Second World War.
IWM Presents: D-Day 75 Daks Over Duxford

What's On

Installation view of Moments of Silence at IWM London
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Exhibition
Moments of Silence

IWM London

Until 31 March 2019

Gassed by John Singer Sargent in the Lest We Forget Exhibition
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Exhibition
Lest We Forget?

IWM North

Until 24 February

Pilots and Dogs
Tour
Duxford Uncovered: The Battle of Britain

IWM Duxford

Until the end of April

D-Day

D-Day75

D-Day

D-Day75

This June marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest combined naval, air and land operation in the history of warfare.

From 1 – 9 June we will retell the extraordinary land, air and sea story through our Second World War collection and three historic sites, HMS Belfast, IWM Duxford and Churchill War Rooms, which experienced first-hand the events of D-Day.

D Day 75
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Become a member for a year of great days out at all five IWM museums. Benefits include unlimited free admission to HMS Belfast, Churchill War Rooms and IWM Duxford from just £35.
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Activity, Half term

Damage Control: An Escape Room Adventure

Activity, Half term

Damage Control: An Escape Room Adventure

Saturday 16 February - Sunday 24 February 2019
HMS Belfast
You’ve hit a mine. This is not a drill. You’re plunged into darkness.  Do you have what it takes to save HMS Belfast? Hunt for clues and complete a series of damage control challenges as you race against the clock.
HMS Belfast Damage Control Escape Room
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