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Imperial War Museum North

Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Well worth visiting

Architecturally striking the IWM North aims to represent and show conflict min the twentieth... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bispham, United Kingdom
Moving photo wall

We were on a whistle stop trip through Manchester and decided to get the tram to the IwM north... read more

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Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part of Imperial War Museums
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salford quays” (136 reviews)
“media city” (108 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed yesterday

Architecturally striking the IWM North aims to represent and show conflict min the twentieth century and since through a range of artefacts. The building itself serves as a metaphor for conflict with a design representing a shattered globe with three shards representing in turn land,...More

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were on a whistle stop trip through Manchester and decided to get the tram to the IwM north whilst there. It was a striking new building and easy to access. The main exhibition is upstairs and focuses on a photo/sound wall around you displaying...More

Thank familyof4South_East
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is lots to see here, a lot of history. Well worth a visit. There is a lot of reading though...

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this museum. They really cover so much. It's very innovative and there are so many great exhibits. They have so much going to see. Definitely check it out. Worth a visit!

Thank William H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to Salford Quays was on a bit of a drizzly day. We only got there about 90minutes before the museum was due to close so didn't quite catch it all. Decent sized car park but also close to the tram terminus across...More

Thank bensT9107YL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is a nice place to visit suitable for adults and children. The show and exhibitions are really interesting. We visited the cafe which unfortunately didn't fare as well as we had to wait nearly an hour to get coffee and cake when there...More

Thank amhs1959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited on 31st May 2017. taking two retired Nurses to see Fashion on the Ration. on arrival no help with parking, went to the machine put in £5 in one pound coins. expected a ticket to come out of the machine, nothing, no one...More

Thank rainhillrocket
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was passing time and came across the Imperial War Museum, wow what a place to visit so many interesting things to see and also a film show with sound effects through the museum. Wish we could have stayed longer, also it was free of charge....More

Thank 392bernadettek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To me a stranger in Manchester it seemed to be situated in a remote place but in fact it is only across from Media City. There is a good sized car park which you pay & display. Admission is free and the building is very...More

Thank Shirlee K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needed something to do on a rainy afternoon. Older children and adults loved it. Very interesting and prompted some great conversation between kids. Staff very helpful well laid out. Big screen show amazing and moving. Smaller kids liked interactive stuff even though they really didn't...More

Thank Kelly C
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What time does the car park open? Can I park before the museum actually opens at 10am?
16 May 2017|
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Response from kelwells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as caught the tram
Jenny B
What are the opening times
14 April 2017|
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Response from Olliebot | Reviewed this property |
They've got a website with all details on.
Is there free wi-fi at the museum?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Lin M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know