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IWM North

IWM North

The IWM is located on the riverside in the picturesque quay area of the vibrant city of Manchester. Housed in a creative, modern architectural building this is a unique venue that will inspire and fascinate your guests.

The impressive main exhibition area is a grand open space with a backdrop of hanging objects including a fighter jet. There is digital wallpaper that can be used to create your own personal visual effects or cinema style film. The technical experts at the IWM will happily assist with your requirements. The room can accommodate up to 300 people for a sit down dinner, 300 theatre style or 500 people standing. The temporary exhibition gallery and quayside area can also be booked for events.

There are 2 meeting rooms offering flexible space for your delegates. With free Wi-Fi, audio-visual equipment, natural day light, water coolers and free car parking. In addition to your event, bespoke tours can be arranged for your guests throughout the museum. The Watershard Café and Kitchen is available for your guests to rest, recuperate and dine throughout the day.

As well corporate events, the venue space at IWM is ideal for special celebrations such as a Christmas party or as a filming location. There is secure parking for 160 cars. Plenty of transport via tram and train nearby and there is easy access to the M60 motorway.

IWM North Map
Venue IWM North
Capacity 500 guests
Address Trafford Wharf Road
Trafford Park
Greater Manchester
M17 1TZ
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Packages (1)

IWM North - Day Delegate Rate

Day Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 39 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £300.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Room hire
    Arrival refreshments
    Mid-Morning refreshments
    Seasonal Buffet lunch
    Afternoon refreshments
    Water cooler
    LCD & Screen
    DVD player
    PA system & microphone
    Delegate stationary
    Added value
    Access to museum exhibits
    Car Parking
    (Subject to minimum numbers)

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Function Rooms & Event Spaces (4)

Harrier Area - IWM North

Harrier Area

  • Max Capacity: 300
  • Full Details

    Harrier Area, where a Jump Jet presides over an impressive space, ideal for cocktail receptions for up to 300 or private dinners for 60.


    • Reception: 300
    • Dinner & Dance: 60
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The main Exhibition Space - IWM North

The main Exhibition Space

  • Max Capacity: 300
  • Full Details

    The main Exhibition Space is a perfect blank canvas which can be tailored for your event and caters for up to 700 guests, the high walls being particularly suited to creative lighting and dramatic effects.


    • Theatre: 300
    • Banqueting: 300
    • Dinner & Dance: 300
    • Cabaret: 200
    • Classroom: 60
    • U-Shape: 30
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The WaterShard Café - IWM North

The WaterShard Café

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Full Details

    The WaterShard Café overlooks the exciting MediaCityUK development and can be hired for conferences, dinners and receptions.


    • Theatre: 150
    • Dinner & Dance: 200
    • Cabaret: 70
    • Classroom: 60
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The Libeskind Rooms - IWM North

The Libeskind Rooms

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Full Details

    Well appointed meeting spaces, with modern AV equipment and a dedicated lunch area.


    • Theatre: 100
    • Dinner & Dance: 80
    • Cabaret: 65
    • Classroom: 36
    • U-Shape: 36
    • Boardroom: 40
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Venue Features (10)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Smoking Area
  • Wi-Fi Access