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Imperial War Museum North

Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Fantastic Museum

Have lived in Manchester for over a year and can't believe we haven't visited this museum sooner... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christie O
via mobile
Good but the layout is bad and some staff were rude

I have been into this museum a number of times and although admission is free they try and get you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dean G
Maidstone, 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, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have lived in Manchester for over a year and can't believe we haven't visited this museum sooner. We only visited the main exhibition which was free but we spent all day here! Really loved the short films that were projected onto the walls (about once...More

Thank Christie O
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been into this museum a number of times and although admission is free they try and get you to buy a £5 guidebook as you enter. The reception didn't mention the separate exhibition you have to pay for (£8 per person) on Wyndham...More

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very modern war museum! Educational and moving films are shown every couple of hours on the internal walls of the museum. Just take a seat and watch! Brilliant idea! Some of the exhibition areas (rather than rooms) are very quirky! One area was full of...More

Thank 158David1607
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First impressions were very positive. The building is a very impressive piece of architecture. I just stood and looked at it for a while. Just right for the location. We were lucky enough to see the Wyndham Lewis art exhibition which I wholeheartedly recommend. This...More

Thank Silvertraveller193
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a boring display of old uniforms, films that play throughout the museum projected upon the walls,which means that you cannot escape watching or listening to them. Staff that tell you the entrance is free then ask you for a donation making you feel obligated...More

Thank Marty D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on a day out, free entry, though they really encourage you to buy guidebook, fair enough i guess (£5.00). an amazing space filled with life stories from ww1 right through to modern day. sobering it is folks and rightly so. what more can...More

Thank richard w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent day out. Huge array of artefacts on display and a very informative and comprehensive timeline of contemporary war. I would have happily paid an entry fee for this free entry attraction, so was glad to be able to leave a donation. Very impressive...More

Thank Blackjaxx666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This started promisingly with helpful reception staff although there is no charge you feel obliged to buy the book for £5. The exhibits were poorly shown with small labels and in the dim lights, very difficult to read. There was little about evacuees and I...More

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and there was hardly anyone in, my child had a melt down and as I was dealing with that one of your jobsworth security came round to ask could my child stop making noise! Ridiculous! I left minutes later, gutted I bought your...More

1  Thank Sammy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our 10 yo son and 8 yo daughter and we all really enjoyed it. The architecture is stunning for a start and the indoor space is no less inspiring. Both kids engaged with the exhibits and son was determined to read all...More

Thank DrJoG
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May 15, 2017|
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Response from kelwells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as caught the tram
Jenny B
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Olliebot | Reviewed this property |
They've got a website with all details on.
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Lin M | Reviewed this property |
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