The Imperial War Museum located in the city of Manchester showcases an insightful collection through which is narrated war time stories. War wherever it may be, whatever the reason behind it, comes with a set of tales of tragedy and bravery that is sure to tug at the heartstrings of anyone who hears it. In the museum you can relive these stories and explore the many corridors and halls which houses valuable remnants, gadgets, artefacts and memorabilia of times of conflict in the world.
The Imperial War Museum came into being in the year 2001 and is a tribute to the lives of all those people who contributed and made sacrifices during the time of war. Whether they stood in the battlefield or stayed home and helped through other means, the museum commemorates and honours these people and their lives. Since its inauguration the museum has been recognized as one of the largest tourist attractions in England. The architecture of the museum is intriguing in itself. The structure is that of a globe that has been shattered into several pieces after which it has been reconnected, emulating a deep meaning that is far too great for words. Within the museum are several collections of priceless artefacts that have time after time stirred the emotions of visitors.
There are a collection of moving Second World War paintings and a number of themed interests which includes ‘A family in war time’; stories of challenges that the ordinary citizen had to face, ‘Serving in Afghanistan’; stories of army personnel from the First World War, ‘Secret War’; a collection of thought provoking and controversial conspiracies, ‘Crimes against humanity’; stories of genocide and so many more. There are also a number of viewing galleries with art and other larger galleries displaying weapons and machinery used during these times.
Manchester has a number of museums and galleries that display the rich history of the United Kingdom’s past. Stay at one of the many 4 star UK hotels and enjoy this city at your leisure. Visit the many attractions and indulge in the array of leisure activities this city has lined up for you. Choose from the properties of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels UK, which also has Hotels in London where one can enjoy a luxurious stay in the heart of the city.