What we offer

  • IWM North viewed from Salford Quays
    Plan and book a school visit

    Bookings are now open for school groups to visit IWM North between September 2018 – December 2019.

  • Pupils visiting IWM North
    © IWM
    Learning sessions

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

  • Children sitting on the floor listening during a session at IWM North
    Self-guided visits

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

Learning sessions

Two veterans sit on chairs in front of a group of school children
IWM North
We Were There: Ask Questions about Conflict (KS3)
This interactive session is a unique chance to meet veterans and eyewitnesses to hear real stories of conflict and build on the Key Stage 3 curriculum through a cross-curricular approach.
Schools Programme at Imperial War Museum North. Photographed 21st March 2018.
IWM North
Ministry of Memory: Remembrance from The First World War to today
This interactive session investigates Remembrance and personal stories from the First World War.
Life in Nazi Germany young boys holding flags.
IWM North
The Holocaust: Life in Germany 1919 – 1939
Students will deepen their understanding of how political, economic and social change in Germany affected the people who lived there. 

Learning resources

Troops from the West Indies, New Zealand and Australia stacking 8 inch shells at an ammunition dump near Ypres, Belgium, October 1917
© IWM (E(AUS) 2078)
The Cemetery, Étaples, 1919 by John Lavery
© IWM (Art.IWM ART 2884)
Remembrance in the First World War

All ages

First World War

Heavy Artillery by Colin Gill
©IWM (Art.IWM ART 2274)
Fighting in the Trenches


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.