Museums | Airfield | Ship | Bunker

IWM has a number of UK commercial filming locations for TV, commercial film, photography and creative advertising shoot experiences that engage emotions and tell many different stories

We have diverse portfolio of filming spaces, including a wartime bunker, a Second World War battleship, an airfield and two stunning modern museums.

We also offer many behind-the-scenes areas and out-buildings, including a Second World War-era cinema, aircraft hangars, former chapels, basements, roofs with views of London, research rooms, archive stacks, and many corridors, fire exits and offices.

Contact our team:

Our filming team would be happy to discuss your project and filming at IWM. 

IWM London, Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast: 0207 416 5392 or email [email protected]

IWM Duxford: 01223 499 308 or email [email protected]

IWM North: 01223 499 308 or email [email protected]

Our filming clients include: The One Show, Heir Hunters, The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Question Time, Who Do You Think You Are?, Newsnight, The Culture Show, ITV, Sky Sports, Five News, 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Stannah, Al Jazeera, Discovery, TVT Productions Ltd, UKTV and The Big Lottery Fund. 

Other services

  • Camerman war still Projected Picture Trust

    Image and Film Licensing

    Contact us for high quality reproductions from IWM's unique collections, including photography, footage and oral history recordings, alongside research help and advice to support your licensing needs. 

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    Curator Consultancy

    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.

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    Independent Research

    At IWM, we aim to provide the widest possible access to our outstanding collection, be that printed material, documents, sound, film, photographs or works of art. You can search our holdings through Collections Search or should you wish to visit us in order to consult items from the collection in more depth, we offer a range services at our Research Facilities.