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Become a corporate supporter today

IWM staff preparing an artwork for display in the Second World War Galleries at IWM London

As a charity, we rely on supporters to ensure we can deliver impactful content for our visitors and preserve our historic collection. Companies can support IWM and engage with our stories and expertise through three distinct packages. These are:

  • Associate Membership
  • Corporate Membership
  • Corporate Partnership

These packages each offer a range of benefits covering staff engagement, CSR opportunities and public alignment with IWM. Your support through these packages will help make sure IWM continues to tell the stories that need to be told.

  • IWM Churchill War Room Tours
    © IWM, Churchill War Rooms

    Associate Membership

    Enjoy complimentary access to HMS Belfast, Churchill War Rooms and IWM Duxford, as well as paid exhibitions at IWM North and IWM London. Through our collections, help your staff connect with past stories of conflict and understand how they have shaped our present.

    Benefits include:

    • Complimentary access to all IWM sites and paid exhibitions for a member of staff plus up to three guests
    • 10% discount in IWM shops and cafés for staff
    • One annual tour of an IWM site by an IWM expert per year
    • Crediting on IWM London donor board, in the IWM Annual Review and on Corporate Supporters webpage

    £5,000 + VAT per year

  • Two IWM staff reaching for a painting in the art store
    © IWM, Art Store

    Corporate Membership

    Delve deeper into the causes, course and consequences of warfare through exclusive access to IWM experts, events and collections. Offer your staff the chance to experience the past with hands-on corporate volunteering opportunities and use our iconic spaces across the country for meetings and events.

    Benefits include:

    • All Associate Member benefits
    • Complimentary access code for clients
    • One annual staff corporate volunteering opportunity per year, delivered at an IWM site or virtually
    • One annual curator talk, delivered at company offices or virtually
    • One complimentary day hire of an IWM meeting space*
    • One 50% discount on IWM evening hire*
    • Three 10% discounts on IWM evening hire*
    • One C-Suite invitation to IWM Annual Chairman’s Dinner

    £20,000 + VAT per year

    *Covers hire fee only and not catering, AV, production or other expenses. Subject to availability.

  • Visitors to IWM London walking past a Sherman tank
    © IWM London

    Corporate Partnership

    Publicly align with IWM and help us share our stories with new audiences. Involve our experts in your content and link your CSR initiatives to our programme through IWM social media channels.

    Benefits include:

    • All Corporate Member benefits
    • One complimentary IWM evening hire*
    • One annual opportunity to involve an IWM expert in Corporate Partner filmed content
    • One annual @ mention on IWM social channels**
    • Two invitations to IWM Duxford Air Show Chairman’s Marquee events

    £50,000 + VAT per year

    *Covers hire fee only and not catering, AV, production, or other expenses. Subject to availability.

    ** Subject to approval by IWM.


A female conservator working on an object, holding her tools

Directly support an IWM project, exhibition, or gallery through corporate sponsorship.

Sponsor the work of IWM and reach our audiences with a presence in marketing campaigns and crediting across our communications.

As a sponsor enjoy access to a tailored package of benefits that deliver on your objectives while engaging with the very latest approaches in the study and understanding of warfare since 1914.    

Opportunities include:

  • Lead sponsorship of an IWM exhibition
  • Gallery naming rights
  • Education and Public Programme support
  • Showcase moments at IWM Duxford Air Shows
  • Art and object conservation work

Corporate volunteering

Three men taking part in one of IWM's corporate volunteer activities, taking place on the Compass Platform of HMS Belfast.
© IWM/Ingrid Weel Photography

Help preserve our stories with hands-on support.

Learn from our world-leading Conservation and Preservation teams and experience our collections in unique ways not available to the public.

With opportunities across our five sites, Corporate Supporters can offer an unmatched staff volunteering opportunity, directly helping to care for some of our most iconic objects and hearing from our experts.

To join the Corporate Volunteering Programme please email: [email protected]

Find out more

To hear more about corporate support please contact Arran Pedder, Head of Corporate Relations - 020 7091 3128 / [email protected]