At IWM North explore the conflicts that Britain and the Commonwealth have been involved in since the First World War to the current day through a timeline of objects that have borne witness to historic events.
Housed in an iconic aluminium clad building, representing a globe shattered by conflict – IWM North is the first museum in the UK to be designed by internationally acclaimed architect Daniel Libeskind. Libeskind created the building to enhance the museum’s subject matter – the sharp angles, sloping floors, leaning walls and imposing exterior are deliberately in place to unsettle and disorientate you, intensifying the collections and stories within.
8 Things You Didn't Know About The IWM North Building
The IWM North building is hard to miss – But have you ever wondered why you seem to get lost when you're inside, or perhaps feel a little unsettled? There's a lot more to IWM North than its striking looks – find out why.