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IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums opened in July 2002,and is a stunning aluminium-clad building - the first in the UK by international architect Daniel Libeskind. The Museum utilises its world-famous collections with a number of new display techniques. The Big Picture uses the sound and photography archive, and tailor made visuals in a spectacular show using over 60 digital projectors. `Silos´ concentrate on different themes of warfare that include Women and War, Empire and Commonwealth, Legacy of War, Experience, Impressions and Science and Technology. A number of iconic objects, such as a Harrier Jump-Jet, a Trabant estate car and a T34 Tank, are highlights in the breathtaking gallery.
Information on IWM North , The Quays , Trafford Wharf Road , Manchester
|Opening Times:||Daily, 10:00-17:00. Closed 24-26 Dec.|
|Child Friendly:||Children of all ages welcome|
|Location:||Two miles from Manchester City Centre at the Quays.Find us by tram, bus or car.|
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