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Imperial War Museum North  Manchester (2 miles)


Max. capacity: 120  |  Bedrooms: 0


Imperial War Museum North is an iconic Manchester landmark that offers the perfect setting for your event. The award-winning architecture by Daniel Libeskind creates a unique and inspirational atmosphere. This unique building provides a contemporary and versatile space that has been chosen for a broad range of high profile corporate events including the launch of the new Baby Bentley and the re-branding of Umbro.

Whatever your plans – a special event, grand, informal, or intimate – the team at Imperial War Museum is more than able to accommodate your needs for corporate hospitality, conferences and events, including free parking for 160 cars, a rarity for a location so close to Manchester city centre.

At Imperial War Museum North you can dine, make presentations, hold conferences and entertain in the dramatic exhibition spaces.

Venue Group

Accreditations, Associations, Memberships and Affiliations


  • Banqueting Suite
  • Convention Centre
  • Museum/Gallery
  • Tourist Attraction
  • Unusual/Unique

Venue Awards

National Venue Awards - Winner of Best Historic Venue
Silver - Most Unusual and Unique Venue

Event Types

  • Activity Day
  • AGM
  • Awards Dinners
  • Away Day
  • Breakfast Meeting
  • Charity Ball
  • Christmas Party
  • Company Fun Day
  • Conference
  • Corporate Hospitality
  • Dinner
  • Dinner Dance
  • Exam
  • Exhibition
  • Family Fun Day
  • Gala Dinner
  • Incentive
  • Interviews
  • Lunch
  • Marquee Event
  • Meeting
  • Networking
  • Other
  • Party
  • Presentation
  • Product Launch
  • Reception
  • Road Show
  • Seminar
  • Summer Party
  • Teambuilding
  • Training Course
  • Wedding


  • WaterShard Cafe (British)


Safe Meeting

At IWM North we understand your first priority before booking, organising or attending an event is your attendee's safety, health and well-being.

We will continue to monitor and act on advice from the UK government, Public Health England and the World Health Organisation, regarding precautions on COVID-19 and adjust these standards accordingly.

Be assured, as a minimum, the outlined precautions and procedures will be implemented and evident prior to reopening the venue and whilst hosting your event.

Click the link below to download our RA Venues Conference & Events Safe Space Guide. 

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Corporate Responsibility

The Trustees of the Museum, the Director-General and the Senior Management Team are committed to reducing the impact of the organisation’s operations on the environment and reducing its carbon footprint.
It will do so in a way that is complementary to the United Kingdom’s commitment to sustainable
development and reducing the effects of climate change. This statement will be reviewed annually and revised as necessary.