This award-winning architectural marvel on the opposite side of the water to The Lowry was created by Daniel Libeskind with the intent of reflecting the effect of war – the building is inspired by a globe shattered into three parts, land, sea and air. Inside, much like his Jewish Museum in Berlin, odd angles disorientate but the main exhibition space follows a nicely planned timeline. Throughout the day, the Big Picture Show, a 360° immersive experience, is projected across the interior walls, each film examining a different aspect of war with subjects ranging from Children in War to Remembrance. Temporary exhibitions visit the second gallery space, making IWMN a must-visit attraction.
Imperial War Museum NorthA bold building with a bold intent, examining the effect of war
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