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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Age of Terror: Making Art in Afghanistan

IWM Film, David Cotterell on making art in Afghanistan

Age of Terror: Making Art in Afghanistan

Artist David Cotterell went to Afghanistan in 2007, spending time with British forces and documenting the medical treatment of casualties and their journey away from the frontline to the UK.

His work Gateway II, which uses his photographs from that trip, is on display as part of Age of Terror: Art since 9/11 at IWM London.

What's On

View of gallery showing marble surveillance stand and figures
IWM London, Age of Terror Exhibition
Exhibition
Age of Terror: Art since 9/11

IWM London

Until 28th May

Duxford Air Show Concourse
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IWM Duxford Air Shows
Great value events filled with thrilling flying, showground entertainment and entry to our award winning museum, IWM Duxford. Tickets on sale now.
Abu Hisham Abdel Karim and his family use a local taxi to salvage possessions from their ruined apartment in the Khalidiya district of Homs.
© Sergey Ponomarev for the New York Times Homs, Syria, 15 June 2014 Assad’s Syria (2013-2014)
Exhibition
Syria: A Conflict Explored

IWM North

Until 28th May

First World War

Five Inspirational Stories Of Women In The First World War

First World War

Five Inspirational Stories Of Women In The First World War

From ambulance drivers to translators, women served Britain in a variety of ways during the First World War. Discover their stories now.
Elsie Knocker (left) and Mairi Chisholm in Pervyse, Belgium in 1917.
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