IWM North Group Visit Request Form

We are able to accept booking requests from now up to 31 December 2017.

Please complete this form if you would like to request a group visit and are not from a formal educational establishment. We will respond to requests in the order they are received and aim to process all requests within 10 working days.

Your data will be used by IWM and the Imperial War Museum Trading Company to arrange your visit and as an internal research tool to help us improve our services. We may also use it to contact you about your visit. For further information on how we use personal data, please see our Privacy Policy.

Who is the booking for

Contact details for this booking

We will send correspondence including your provisional booking to this contact. Please add us to your ‘safe senders’ list to ensure you receive emails and attachments from us.

IWM would like to keep in touch, updating you by email on news and activities that may be of interest.

When would you like to visit

We will endeavour to offer you your first choice of date but we are often over-subscribed. If all three of your preferred dates are unavailable we will contact you to discuss other options

Arrival and departure

Museum opening hours: 10:00-17:00 (on occasions the Museum may close early, but we will let you know of any opening hour changes) All groups enter the Museum through the Group Entrance unless otherwise stated on the provisional booking letter. If you are able to arrive later and depart later in the day you may have more success in booking your preferred date and session. If your preferred arrival time is unavailable we will allocate the closest available space. If it is significantly different we will then contact you to discuss it.

Who will be visiting

What would you like to do on your visit

Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War

This exhibition is running until 1 January 2018. Marking 100 years since his commission as an official war artist, this exhibition is a full retrospective of controversial artists and writer Wyndham Lewis and his contemporaries. Would you like to book tickets to visit the exhibition? Groups of 10 or more will be charged at a group rate (ticket prices can be found here).

Syria: A Conflict Explored: 16 February 2018 to 28 May 2018

An exploration of the modern Syria conflict. This is a free exhibition and does not need to be booked. You may enter the exhibition at any time during your visit.

Lest We Forget: Remembering the First World War. Opening 27 July 2018

Exploring how symbols of commemoration - from the poppy to the two minute silence - have endured for a century, but also sparked controversy. This is a free exhibition and does not need to be booked. You may enter the exhibition at any time during your visit.

The Green Room

For groups booking the minimum of a welcome. Bookings are allocated on a first come, first served basis. The area accommodates 80. We are not able to offer sole occupancy for groups of less than 80. We will allocate a 30 minute time slot that fits in with your visit. The room is not able to be booked at weekends and school holidays because it is free for all visitors to use.

IWM North Cafe

We recommend that groups of ten people or more wanting to use the Museum cafe between 11.30 and 2.30 pre-book in advance to avoid disappointment. If yes we will ask our catering team to contact you directly to discuss menus and prices so please ensure we have the correct contact details. All requests are subject to availability. Reserved seating and 10% off food is available for groups of 20 or more.

Gift Bags

If 'Yes' please choose a gift bag and amount

Coach Parking

This will be free as part of your booking, unfortunately we are unable to offer free parking for individual vehicles. However from 1 January 2018, all vehicles using the car park, booked or not, will be subject to the standard charge (£4 for cars - £15 minibus/coach). Pre booked parking will guarantee you a coach space.

Group Leader Pre-visit

Is there anything else you think we should know about the group or the visit

The Imperial War Museum/Imperial War Museum Trading Company Ltd will store the data you supply securely and use it for the purpose of arranging your visit.
If you would like to print a copy of your request for your records please do so before submitting the form. Please ensure you press ‘submit form’ afterwards to send your request to us and make a note of the date and time to help us trace any queries.