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Venue price From £30 per person
Venue capacity 20 - 700 people

Spaces at Imperial War Museum North


The WaterShard is a new 250 SQM dynamic, modern and contemporary space offering stunning views of MediaCityUK and The Quays. The space will have the ability to divide into three separate rooms and is equipped with integrated state-of-the-art AV and air conditioning.


WaterShard 3 is the smaller of the conference rooms, with beautiful views overlooking Media City and the Quays, perfect for small meetings or as a catering space.


This gallery is located next to the Imperial War Museum's Main Exhibition Space. It is a compelling venue which features a high technical specification and a suspended Harrier Jump Jet. Previously it has been successfully used to host receptions, product launches and dinners for up to 120 guests.


Stunning exhibition space at one of Manchester's pre-eminent venues. It features the 360° Big Picture Show, which can create a stunning backdrop and digital wallpapers to complement and enhance conferences, seminars, presentations, lectures, product launches, exhibitions, drinks receptions, corporate celebrations and events. Additionally, it boasts high ceilings and exceptional artefacts, including a Harrier Jump Jet.


The Museum's iconic architectures and spectacular waterfront views makes it a fantastic location for photo shoots, film shoots and location hire. Previously they have accepted numerous photography and filming projects ranging from feature films, television documentaries and commercials for major organisations such as Ford and Adidas. The fee listed relates to when the Quayside is hired along with the entire venue, do enquire for a bespoke quote.


The award-winning Imperial War Museum is available to hire exclusively for impressive corporate events. Its unique design and variety of spaces make it a compelling venue, which is capable of hosting national as well as international exhibitions and conferences for up to 1920 delegates, gala dinners or award ceremonies for 500. In addition to its remarkable spaces, delegates can enjoy the Museum's rich, vast and diverse collections.


The Watershard is a new 250 SQM dynamic, modern and contemporary space offering stunning views of MediaCityUK and The Quays. The space has the ability to divide into 3 separate rooms and will be equipped with integrated state-of-the-art AV and air conditioning.


The WaterShard is a new 250 SQM dynamic, modern and contemporary space offering stunning views of MediaCityUK and The Quays. The space has the ability to divide into three separate rooms, which is ideal for breakout requirements. The WaterShard is equipped with integrated state-of-the-art AV and air conditioning.

About Imperial War Museum North


A multi-award winning venue, close to Manchester city centre, Imperial War Museum North is an iconic landmark available for daytime events and exclusive evening hire. Within its striking, aluminium-clad structure, you will find a unique venue for your conference and events.