At IWM, we aim to provide the widest possible access to our outstanding collection, be that printed material, documents, sound, film, photographs or works of art. You can search our holdings through Collections Search or should you wish to visit us in order to consult items from the collection in more depth, we offer a range services at our Research Facilities.

We also offer a range of research services, from curator consultancy to media sales and licensing. 

Collection Sales and Licensing

Collection Sales and Licensing

IWM has a unique collection covering all aspects of twentieth and twenty-first century conflict involving Britain, the Commonwealth and other former Empire countries. Many of the materials from the IWM's image, sound and film collections are available to license from our licensing teams for a range of purposes including publishing, advertising and broadcast media. 
Room 60 in the Cabinet War Rooms. © IWM MH 531.

Curator Consultancy

Curator Consultancy

IWM is a leading authority on conflict and its impact, focusing on Britain, its former Empire and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. IWM’s curators are experts in their field and can provide reliable guidance and information for commercial projects such as feature films, documentaries and consumer products.
Actor Gary Oldman visits Churchill War Rooms during promotion for his film Darkest Hour
Actor Gary Oldman visits Churchill War Rooms, researching his role in Darkest Hour

Commercial filming locations

Commercial filming locations

Our locations provide commercial film, TV, photography and creative advertising shoot experiences that engage emotions and tell many different stories.
Churchill War Rooms Interior Hall
IWM, Churchill War Rooms Corridor