IWM North

Main Exhibition Space

Free event

Powerful and Poignant 360° cinematic display

Pupils visiting IWM North

Powerful and Poignant 360° cinematic display

Using surround sound, projected digital moving images and photographs, the Big Picture Show brings to life people’s experiences of war.

Recently upgraded to the latest HD technology, the Big Picture Show immerses you in the heart of the action, creating a complete sensory experience which is totally involving and often very moving.

Shows are projected daily on the 27-foot-high walls of our Main Exhibition Space, each focusing on a different aspect of war.

Big Picture Show Timetable

11am: The War at Home
Noon: Remembrance
1pm: Children and War
2pm: Al Mutanabbi Street
3pm: Build the Truce
4pm: Remembrance

More Information

  • Accessibility

    Please be aware that when the Big Picture Show is on, the exhibition space will go dark and there will be loud noises and flashing images which some visitors may find unsettling.

Big Picture Show at IWM North
Big Picture Show at IWM North


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IWM, IWM North

IWM North
The Quays
Trafford Wharf Road
M17 1TZ

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