From spies to submarines and life on the Home Front, Imperial War Museums is bringing history into the homes of families across the world, sharing unique and personal stories from our extraordinary collections.

Adventures in History 

Discover fascinating stories about people who lived through extraordinary events in Adventures in History,



Ever wondered what life would be like as a crew member aboard a Navy ship? Join IWM expert Ngaire this week as she helps us discover the extraordinary stories from the deck of the largest object in IWM’s collection, HMS Belfast.

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Family Mission

Take on a Family Mission to build your skills and have fun together. 

FAMILY MISSION: Throwback Games

Poster image for IWM's Family Mission: Throwback Games

FAMILY MISSION: Throwback Games

Our We Were There team have shared some of the games they enjoyed playing in the 1940s.

Join Ben Shires for this week's Family Mission and learn to play the games yourself!

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Learning Resources

Want more? Check out our Learning Resources to explore topics from art to aviation. 

Don’t Do It, Mother – Leave The Children Where They Are
© IWM (Art.IWM PST 8235)
'Over The Top'. 1st Artists' Rifles at Marcoing, 30th December 1917 by John Nash
© IWM (Art.IWM ART 1656)
The Cemetery, Étaples, 1919 by John Lavery
© IWM (Art.IWM ART 2884)

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A Balloon Site, Coventry
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