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Discover how war shapes lives at Imperial War Museum London.

Explore six floors of galleries and displays, including a permanent exhibition dedicated to the Holocaust and a changing programme of special temporary exhibitions.

Chronicling the history of conflict from the First World War to the present day, the Museum's vast Collections range from tanks and aircraft to photographs and personal letters as well as films, sound recordings and some of the twentieth century's best-known paintings.

With a daily programme of family activities, film screenings, special talks and lectures, the Museum offers a variety of events. Find out What's On during your visit.

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Exhibitions
For Your Eyes Only: Ian Fleming and James BondFor Your Eyes Only: Ian Fleming and James Bond
17th April 2008 to 1st March 2009
To celebrate the centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth, Imperial War Museum London is producing the first major exhibition devoted to the life and work of the man who created the world’s most famous secret agent, James Bond.

From War to WindrushFrom War to Windrush
13th June 2008 to 1st November 2009
To mark the sixtieth anniversary of the arrival of the MV Empire Windrush in Britain in 1948, this exhibition will tell the personal stories of the involvement of Black men and women from the West Indies and Britain in the First and Second World Wars.

In Memoriam: Remembering the Great WarIn Memoriam: Remembering the Great War
30th September 2008 to 6th September 2009
To commemorate the ninetieth anniversary of the Armistice, this major exhibition will look at the personal stories of those who lived, fought and died during the First World War, both overseas and on the home front.

Unspeakable: The Artist as Witness to the HolocaustUnspeakable: The Artist as Witness to the Holocaust
5th September 2008 to 31st August 2009
An art exhibition examining how artists have responded to the Holocaust from the 1940s to the present day.

BreakthroughBreakthrough
4th March 2008 to 31st December 2010
A selection from the Imperial War Museum's collection of British art from the twentieth century.

The Children's WarThe Children's War
18th March 2005 to 1st January 2010
A major exhibition looking at the home front in Britain through the eyes of children.

The Holocaust Exhibition
The Holocaust Exhibition
This permanent exhibition uses historical material to tell the story of the Nazis' persecution of the Jews and other groups before and during the Second World War. Photographs, documents, newspapers, artefacts, posters and film offer stark evidence of persecution and slaughter, collaboration and resistance.

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