What we offer

  • IWM London viewed from the front of the building
    Plan and book a school visit

    Bookings are now open for school groups to visit IWM London between April 2019 - December 2019. 

  • Children at IWM London taking part in the Documentary Challenge activity.
    Learning sessions

    We offer detailed learning sessions which involve you and your students in exploring a particular theme, or time in history.

  • Pupils visit IWM London
    Self-guided visits

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

Learning sessions

Meet a Veteran at IWM
IWM London
We Were There: Ask Questions About Conflict (KS2)
This interactive session is a unique chance to meet veterans and eyewitnesses to hear real stories of conflict and build on the Key Stage 2 curriculum through a cross-curricular approach.
Group of School Children on Documentary Challenge
IWM London
Documentary Challenge
This interactive session asks students to use historical enquiry skills to make a mini-documentary to question, consider, debate and evaluate sources.
Shoes on display in the Holocaust Exhibition
Shoes taken from concentration camp prisoners © IWM
IWM London
The Holocaust: Introduction to the Exhibition
Through discussion and reflection students will prepare to visit The Holocaust Exhibition. Students are also given an audio guide to navigate their way through a chronological narrative of the Holocaust and deepen their understanding of events in Nazi-occupied Europe and beyond.

Learning resources

Photo Op by kennardphillipps
© kennardphillipps
Contemporary Art and War


Contemporary conflict

The Cemetery, Étaples, 1919 by John Lavery
© IWM (Art.IWM ART 2884)
Remembrance in the First World War

All ages

First World War

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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.