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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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You know that you're in a good museum when you lose track of time, and don't realize how long... read more

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Antityco
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Great Museum

Spent a good couple of hours here. It's free entry & has a café. Very informative, & you progress... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
theicer48
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part of Imperial War Museums
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Trafford Wharf Road | The Quays, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
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+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed today

You know that you're in a good museum when you lose track of time, and don't realize how long you've been standing. Everything is well presented without overusing technology which is a common mistake in museums. Staff were very friendly.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a good couple of hours here. It's free entry & has a café. Very informative, & you progress through from the 1st WW through to current day. Good for children also as has 'hands on' things for them to experience.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nip on the tram and head to media city UK. Just a quick 5 minute walk will take you to the IWM. Free and a fabulous way to spend a few hours. There's a cafe and A well stocked shop. All the staff and volunteers...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A very interesting place to visit very modern feel to the place though that I think loses that unique feel of a traditional museum. Lots of parking and other things to do within walking distance like the lowry and close enough to drive into Manchester...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was attracted to this venue by having had the pleasure of visiting the Imperial War Museum in London a good few years ago. This is very different from the London museum at the building was purpose built to be a museum. There is a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is definitely worth a visit if you have an interest in war! My kids are 14 and 8 and both thoroughly enjoyed it

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pertinent displays cover every facet of life during WW II and the blitz. Manchester was massively damaged but has amazingly recovered............the strength of the community and it`s people have prevailed and triumphed and are reflected here. I highly recommend the museum to anyone interested in...More

Thank daf57
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Given it was in the vicinity of The Lowry, I decided to pop across the river/canal/wharf to visit here. Without going into too much detail, all I can say is that it’s a sobering experience

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A free attraction that’s well worth visiting, very thought provoking and interesting, following the walls around the museum was great and it was very interactive! Well thought out and would definitely recommend to friends and family!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting place to see part of history related to war. It is also very interesting how it designed the interior. A lot of artifacts and small videos to see! I recommend it. I think once an hour or at two hours there is...More

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19qwerty2016
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Response from kelwells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as caught the tram
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Jenny B
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They've got a website with all details on.
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