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University of Manchester Heritage Tour

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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About University of Manchester Heritage Tour
Heritage Guides lead visitors around the University's oldest and finest architecture and explain the University's origins during Manchester's industrial revolution. The tour moves around the campus to explore how ideas and discoveries at the University shaped the modern world. The tour finishes where the atom was first split and the world's first digital computer was developed. The tour is outside
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

I went on this tour on March 16th on a very rainy day, no one else showed up, so I ended up receiving a solo tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and charismatic and told the story of the university in a very fun way....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MeganM3908
UniHeritage, Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

Dear Megan, Thanks for your review - we're delighted that you enjoyed the tour despite the weather!

Reviewed November 5, 2018

I found this tour very interesting & informative. The guide was enthusiastic and had a lot of knowledge on the subject. Her enthusiasm and passion really shone through and she was able to add in additional information on the industrial heritage of Manchester and how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew W
UniHeritage, Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

Dear Matthew, Thanks for your review - we're glad you enjoyed the tour and the guide gave you a good experience. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

It was a fantastic Saturday trip for me and my friend. Mr. Grant explained all important things. I didn't think before that this would be a good trip. Thanks for your time and effort Mr Great Grant..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yusuf S
UniHeritage, Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

Thanks for your review - Grant is a great guide!

Reviewed March 10, 2018

I can really recommend the Heritage Tour of the University of Manchester. The guide was really enthusiastic and had an excellent knowledge about the university's buildings. Definitely one of my highlights from my visit to Manchester!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JanikKruse
UniHeritage, Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

Thanks for your review - we're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed February 9, 2018

So much information from Grant our guide, right back to John Owens first college with Roscoe, Beyer, Christie and Whitworth & Marie Stopes. I had no idea the beginnings of the university were so radical & innovative.. Beautiful buildings with access provided by George the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dogtied
UoMHeritage, Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thanks very much for your review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your tour and we'll pass your feedback onto Grant

Reviewed September 28, 2017

The tour started promptly, with all but one person who'd signed up present. Our tour guide introduced himself and his connection to the university. He was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history and heritage he described. There was just a small amount of walking,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ginger-Banana
UoMHeritage, Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thanks very much for your feedback - its great to know that you enjoyed the tour and recommend it to others.

Reviewed September 20, 2017

I am an alumnus of Manchester Business school and as part of our MBA 10 year reunion, Daniel Han gave us an excellent guided tour of the University on Saturday 16 September. Dan did a very good job keeping our group engaged with his excellent...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Javier E
UniHeritage, Guest Relations Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thank you so much for the positive feedback! We are glad that your experience was so great. We will pass this feedback onto Dan, and we hope you will continue to be proud of being an integral part of the University of Manchester!

Reviewed May 30, 2017

With our brilliant guide Sam I enjoyed a great tour of the beautiful buildings of the university around the old quad. We saw our old department building complete with a blue badge proclaiming that Alan Turing had worked there. We had no idea about that...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Patrick M
UniHeritage, Guest Relations Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you for the great review! It is so great that you had such and informative and relaxing tour. We will pass on your message to Sam.

Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

A refreshing walk amongst the neo-gothic buildings of the University of Manchester is recommended. There are also plenty of little eateries to try, noting that the Curry Mile is nearby.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Knight_Wayne
UoMHeritage, Manager at University of Manchester Heritage Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2016

Very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, thanks for writing a review.

Reviewed November 13, 2016

Despite living in Manchester I had never visited the Uni Museum before. Sited in a lovely neo-Gothic building it proved to be a great experience ! This is a superb museum - said to have 4 million exhibits [only a few thousand on show] and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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