Imperial War Museum North (IWM North)

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The Imperial War Museum at the Quays, Manchester
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Imperial War Museum North (IWM North), The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester, M17 1TZ – Visit Now

IWM North was designed by Daniel Libeskind, whose beautiful waterfront building houses a permanent collection, special exhibitions and events that consider the many ways conflict shapes society.

  • The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road
  • Manchester
  • M17 1TZ
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tue: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

Admission Charges

Free / Some temporary exhibitions have charges

Services and Facilities

cafe, shop, tours, events

Accessibility

wheelchair access to all ublic areas, signed tours, guide and hearing dogs welcome, induction loop systems

Commercial and hire services

Available for private functions

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Cinema 17–23 November 2017, from £5.00

Thelma at HOME

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Theatre 3–25 November 2017, from £10

Uncle Vanya at HOME

Cinema 17–30 November 2017, from £5.00

Good Time at HOME

Writer Michael Symmons Roberts.
Festivals 1 November–8 December 2017, FREE

RAH! Research in Arts and Humanities Programme

Theatre 9 November–9 December 2017, from £20.00

Little Women: The Musical at Hope Mill Theatre

Music 4 October–11 December 2017, FREE

RNCM Autumn Season

Exhibitions 23 October–15 December 2017, FREE

Material Remains at Holden Gallery

Theatre 20 September–20 December 2017,

Contact Autumn Season 2017

Exhibitions 23 June 2017–1 January 2018, from £4.00

Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War at IWM North