April 29th, 2017 – private tour of the IWM’s Battle of the Somme exhibition

iwm2Enjoy a one-hour tour of the IWM’s First World War Galleries. You will enjoy out of hours access to these groundbreaking

Galleries which draw on the museum’s unparalleled First World War collections – the richest and most comprehensive in the world.

The galleries feature objects both large and small, including artillery guns, weapons and uniforms as well as personal love letters, photographs, art and film. Highlights include a recreated trench featuring a Sopwith Camel fighter plane swooping low overhead and a Mark V tank looming from above.

Our guide will reveal the stories behind the objects on display – such as the controversial ‘White Feather’; the stuffed head of Tirpitz the pig and even the coat worn by Kaiser Wilhelm II – as we are led you on a private tour through the Battle of the Somme exhibition.

The tour lasts for approximately one hour. Tours are not recommended for children under the age of 7 and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

You can book your tickets here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s