Every Friday, we’re sharing exciting challenges for the whole family - from designing the world's best den to building the perfect paper plane, there's lots of fun to be had. 

Follow IWM on Twitter and Facebook to make sure you get your “mission briefing” every Friday at 11am and don't forget to let us know how you get on! 

Looking for more inspiration? Browse Mission Control below for more activities. 


Family Mission: Grow Your Own

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Family Mission: Grow Your Own

This week's mission is veg-tastic! Find out how you can reduce waste in your home and reuse leftover vegetables.

Watch the mission briefing >

Mission Control: Series Two

Are you ready for your mission? 

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    Explore learning resources for families and schools, with resources for both primary and secondary aged pupils. 

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    Browse our archive of stories on topics from the First World War to the present day.