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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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A great day out with my 11 year old son. There did not seem to be as much on display as other... read more

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Lizzie1714
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Museum was great! But for one of the top Vegan Cities in the UK, I found it disappointing that the... read more

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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
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Trafford Wharf Road | The Quays, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A great day out with my 11 year old son. There did not seem to be as much on display as other museums, but is well laid out and worth a visit.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Museum was great! But for one of the top Vegan Cities in the UK, I found it disappointing that the Cafe had no vegan options as well as no soy/ milk alternatives.

Thank Truthfy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Entry being free is great and the shop is well stacked with reasonably priced items- so you can help the exhibits stay open! The space is well designed and spacious, with some great...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Born in Stretford not far from the Quays many years before this exhibition came about but do recall lots of the local places photographed and mentioned during the 2nd world war. Apart from that it was very enlightening to view other wars through the years....More

Thank ltontour
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My first visit here. The IWM London is just fantastic, with huge numbers of artefacts, well displayed and thoughtfully done. Sadly the IWM North is almost the diametric opposite, the whole point of a museum is the artefacts, preservation and education. The one thing that...More

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 2 hours at this fantastic museum and followed the whole story around the museum which is essentially a timeline of conflicts through from the beginning of the First World War to the present day. It highlights key players in each war and details...More

Thank Summerlover327
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Allow a couple of hours for this museum there’s plenty to see and explore. Great for all ages and very informative. All aspects of conflict explored and special exhibitions alongside. Visually stimulating and hands on for all ages too. Great exhibits.

Thank gill o
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have family in Manchester so can’t believe it’s taken us so long to visit! Main hall is set out really well taking you through history from 1914 to present day. Displays give a great international context of what else was going on eg during...More

Thank Liz D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our day out to the imperial war museum, was my first visit! Really educational and interesting! The building itself is outstanding. And the projected videos, very touching.

Thank Gem-Lou R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it was yet another! Rainy day in Manchester, although we do love them living here, lol. I had to think of somewhere out Son who is 2 would enjoy, like most dad’s I thought I couldn’t go wrong with tanks and planes. It proved...More

Thank BrenC19
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