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Imperial War Museum North

Trafford Wharf Road | The Quays, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Quite amazing

This was a great place to visit when we stayed in Manchester. It is located in Salford Quays and it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Incredibly Moving

At first the place seems a little empty. Its only when they start showing films that you realise... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part of Imperial War Museums
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Trafford Wharf Road | The Quays, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great place to visit when we stayed in Manchester. It is located in Salford Quays and it was nice walking around the area as it is adjacent to MediaCity and Old Trafford. The museum itself is free but donations are appreciated. Given...More

Thank Crown186220
Reviewed 2 days ago

At first the place seems a little empty. Its only when they start showing films that you realise nearly every wall is a projector screen. The audio and the visuals are incredible. Well worth the trip

Thank DtheBamboo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great day out for all ages. Has improved considerably since my last visit some 30 years ago. Highly recommended.

Thank gazbiz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Being a veteran myself I appreciate military history,and does this museum has a lot to offer to military or history buffs.

Thank Ruben C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Three and a half hours of the most informative, balanced moving collections of exhibits you'll ever see. This is an invaluable historical reference as well as a trip through conflicts since WW1. Don't miss a day out here, allow at least 3 hours.

Thank Tom h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was expecting more displays from the different wars in a more historical way. But the museum had the story form WW1 up to today,much related to the cost to humans in such conflict. A reminder for us all. Seeing the iron from World Trade center...More

Thank JohnAskildt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not quite as exhibit heavy as we’d imagined but nevertheless this particular museum is well worth visiting, it’s all presented to very high standards and a particularly moving film presentation displayed on multiple walls really drove home the human costs of conflict. A very well...More

Thank Jako117
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is well over priced. However, entry to the museum is free with optional paid extras (souvenirs). The museum is well presented and laid out, it is clean and tidy. It is very interesting and educational. It is child friendly as there were multiple school...More

Thank Nikki L
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was very good very interesting it is very good for a school treat I do have to say the lift was 1 and ground so there was no confusion at all . I got some pretty cool stuff the food tasting there was great...More

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

partner wanted to visit , I was n't bothered , but ended up very impressed with how it was presented in an up-tempo modern exhibition which had none of the old fashioned mustiness of older style museums, there are films projected onto the walls of...More

1  Thank outanaboutFylde
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Response from kelwells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as caught the tram
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They've got a website with all details on.
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