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“nice idea but doesn't work for me” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Imperial War Museum North

Imperial War Museum North
Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Ranked #4 of 13 things to do in Trafford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part of Imperial War Museums
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Prescot, United Kingdom
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“nice idea but doesn't work for me”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Visited here with elderly in-laws and whilst there is a lot of reading, the lack of depth to the content makes it all seem a bit arty.

Visited June 2014
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“so much to see a day is not enough”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Imperial Museum North is a fantastic free museum in a beautifully designed building the Street to Trench exhibition is well set out and very thought provoking. I enjoyed the viewing platform in the Air Shard only disappointment of the visit was the cafe in the Water Shard overpriced drinks and tables were not cleared

Visited August 2014
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“Great space! ”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It's a huge space and the displays and exhibitions they have are really great. Very informative and well presented. The cafe however is an absolute rip off- naturally you expect to pay a little over the odds in museums, galleries etc but even I raised an eyebrow at cost of coffee and sandwich :)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Very good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I love this place, I would recommend a visit. We have been a few times, and I would go again. We went up the lift to the viewing tower, which was silly for me as I have a thing for heights but what got me was the looking down, shouldn't have done it!! Great place give it a go.

Visited October 2013
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“Excellent in every way”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The Street to Trench Installation is great, So is the cold War Installation! But the piece of the World Trade Centre steel girder was amazing to see.. Not expecting that whatsoever. Fantastic

Visited June 2014
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