IWM is a leading authority on conflict and its impact, focusing on Britain, its former Empire and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. IWM’s curators are experts in their field and can provide reliable guidance and information for commercial projects such as feature films, documentaries and consumer products.
IWM North’s extraordinary spaces offer exceptional possibilities for entertaining and our award-winning approach to event-creation has positioned the museum as one of the leading venues in the city-region.
See war through the eyes of the people who lived it. Be moved. Be inspired. Be transformed. Bookings are now open for school groups to visit IWM London up to December 2020. With learning sessions available to book up until July 2020. All UK schools must pre-book in advance.
Purpose-built to tell the powerful stories of over a century of war, IWM North makes full use of its extraordinary exhibition space to deliver an award-winning immersive experience. Bookings are available for visits to IWM North up to the end of December 2020. Please note that learning sessions are currently only available until July 2020. Join a learning session or take a self-guided tour.
Explore all nine decks of HMS Belfast to discover what life was like on board for the crew at war and at sea. The most significant surviving Second World War Royal Navy warship. A visit to HMS Belfast may support studies of the Second World War, Arctic Convoys, Korean War or the River Thames. Bookings are available for visits to HMS Belfast up to the end of December 2020.
Walk through the same hangars and buildings as those who served at RAF Duxford. See aircraft take to the skies from the airfield that Spitfires first flew. And get up close to over a century of aviation with hundreds of aircraft and objects on display. Bookings are now open for school groups to visit IWM Duxford until December 2020. Please note that learning sessions are currently only available until July 2020. Please remember that all UK and overseas schools must book in advance.
Discover the secrets hidden beneath the streets of Westminster in the underground nerve centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War. Bookings are now open for school groups to visit Churchill War rooms until December 2020.