Bookings are now open for School visits from January - July 2022 (Wednesdays - Fridays). 

Please sign up to our Teacher eNews to be kept up to date with the latest learning resources and news from IWM.

For more information about what we are doing to keep you safe on site, please download our Covid-19 safety measures document here.

New For 2021

Holocaust learning sessions
Age 13-14 (KS3), Age 14-16 (KS4), Age 16-18 (A Level)
NEW Holocaust Learning at IWM London
Why do we study the Holocaust? Why and how did it happen? IWM’s Holocaust learning session will introduce these questions and support students’ enquiry through our new Holocaust galleries.
Preparing to teach the Holocaust
Teacher Guide: Preparing to teach the Holocaust
Free Teacher Guide to support teaching the Holocaust for secondary students, led by IWM experts and teachers.   
Literacy Learning Resource graphic
Literacy: Refugees and Evacuees: Letters and Poetry
NEW Cross-Curricula resources: This resource looks at how evacuees and refugees have used literacy and creative writing to reflect on their experience and express their feelings. Contains video content and suggested activities.

School Visits to one of our branches

IWM London Exterior shot
IWM London
School visits to IWM London
Discover the stories of lives shaped by war and conflict from 1914 until the present day. Step into the iconic atrium, explore the brand new Second World War Galleries and experience our new learning facilities.
IWM North landscape view
IWM North
School visits to IWM North
Purpose-built to tell the powerful stories of over a century of war, IWM North makes full use of its extraordinary exhibition space to deliver an award-winning immersive experience.
IWM Duxford Showcase
IWM Duxford
School visits to IWM Duxford
Walk through the same hangars and buildings as those who served at RAF Duxford. See aircraft take to the skies from the airfield that Spitfires first flew. And get up close to over a century of aviation with hundreds of aircraft and objects on display.
Churchill War Rooms - interior image
Churchill War Rooms
School visits to Churchill War Rooms
Discover the secrets hidden beneath the streets of Westminster in the underground nerve centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War.
HMS Belfast on the Thames
HMS Belfast
School visits to HMS Belfast
Explore all nine decks of HMS Belfast to discover what life was like on board for the crew at war and at sea. The most significant surviving Second World War Royal Navy warship. A visit to HMS Belfast may support studies of the Second World War, Arctic Convoys, Korean War or the River Thames.
Teachers mingling at a CPD event
Teacher Events
This is our hub for teachers and education professionals where we will keep you up-to-date with the latest events and CPD days we are running. 


As a charity, now more than ever IWM needs your support to ensure we can continue to tell personal stories and experiences of conflict for current and future generations to come.

A Balloon Site, Coventry
© IWM (ART LD 2750)
Donate Now
Make a donation to IWM and help us to tell the stories of those affected by conflict, launch our ground-breaking exhibitions and deliver our world-class learning programmes. 
IWM Membership
Become an IWM Member
Help us continue to tell the stories that deserve to be heard by supporting us as a member and uncover a host of benefits including free standard admission to Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast and IWM Duxford.
An interwar Earl Haig Fund 'Remembrance Day' poppy
© IWM (EPH 2313)
Support us
Discover the many ways you can support our historically important sites and world-leading collection.