From spies to submarines and life on the Home Front, Imperial War Museums is bringing history into the homes of families across the world, sharing unique and personal stories from our extraordinary collections.

Adventures in History 

Discover fascinating stories about people who lived through extraordinary events in Adventures in History,



Ever wondered what life would be like as a crew member aboard a Navy ship? Join IWM expert Ngaire this week as she helps us discover the extraordinary stories from the deck of the largest object in IWM’s collection, HMS Belfast.

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Family Mission

Take on a Family Mission to build your skills and have fun together. Every Friday at 11, we'll share a new mission briefing - follow us on Twitter and Facebook to find out what's happening. Share your results with us there too!

FAMILY MISSION: Make Your Own Music

Family Mission: Make Your Own Music

FAMILY MISSION: Make Your Own Music

CBBC Presenter Ben Shires is back and keeping our spirits up with this week’s family mission all about Second World War veteran and ukulele player Thomas Boardman. Watch your mission briefing to find out how you can make your own music just like Tom!

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Learning Resources

Want more? Check out our Learning Resources to explore topics from art to aviation. 

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