IWM North (Imperial War Museums)

The multi-award winning IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, reveals how war shapes lives through powerful exhibitions and activities for all ages.

The splendid seafront facade of the Imperial War Museum North © IWM

The splendid seafront facade of the Imperial War Museum North

Designed by world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind to represent a globe shattered by conflict, attractions include Big Picture, a dynamic 360° audio-visual show, tours, object handling sessions, and family activities. Take the lift to the 29m high viewing platform for spectacular views over The Quays and Manchester.


Venue details

IWM North (Imperial War Museums) The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road Greater Manchester M17 1TZ 0161 836 4000 www.iwm.org.uk/north

Entry details

Free entry to all

  • Open daily from 10am - 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)
  • closed 24, 25, and 26 December

Member offers

15% off cafe purchases

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