We are not accepting group and school bookings at the moment whilst we review our programme and operations in light of recent Government guidelines and Public Health England advice regarding social distancing. Please keep an eye on our webpage and social media platforms for updates.

For general enquiries regarding anything else please use the Contact Us form

IWM also has many excellent learning resources for teachers and students, which can be accessed through our learning resources section and home learning hub.

What we offer

  • HMS Belfast on the Thames
    Plan and book a school visit

    Bookings are available for visits up to the end of December 2020. Please remember that all schools must book in advance.

  • HMS Belfast Family day out
    Self-guided visits

    A visit to HMS Belfast may support studies of war and conflict from 1914 until the present day.

  • Kip in a Ship
    Kip in a ship

    Sleep overnight on board HMS Belfast and experience life below deck in this adventure on the River Thames.

Learning resources

Troops of 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade disembarking with bicycles onto Juno Beach
© IWM (A 23938)
Photo Op by kennardphillipps
© kennardphillipps
Don’t Do It, Mother – Leave The Children Where They Are
© IWM (Art.IWM PST 8235)

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  • Accessibility

    IWM tries to ensure we cater for a range of needs and can provide wheelchair access, resources to support blind and visually impaired visitors and deaf and hearing impaired visitors. 

  • Safeguarding

    IWM wishes to ensure that all children and vulnerable adults are safe and protected from harm whilst visiting its premises. This policy and accompanying procedures outline the safeguarding systems in place.