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Manchester Architecture

A spectacular range of architectural styles makes Manchester’s skyline a sight to behold. Modern, Contemporary, Georgian, Roman and Gothic we have it.

  • Arley Hall and Gardens

    Arley Hall and Gardens

    ArticleThis early Victorian mansion house offers 12 acres of magnificent gardens of distinct beauty and charm

  • Arley Hall & Gardens

    Arley Hall & Gardens

    FarmThis early Victorian mansion house offers 12 acres of magnificent gardens of distinct beauty and charm

  • Calatrava's Trinity Bridge

    Calatrava's Trinity Bridge

    SightseeingThis striking footbridge takes you across the River Irwell into the city.

  • Central Library

    Central Library

    Historic SiteOne of our finest and best-loved building, although the library is now temporarily closed for restoration.

  • IWM North

    IWM North

    ArticleExploring the human cost of war

  • IWM North

    IWM North

    Historic SiteIWM North is about people and their stories, about how lives have been and still are shaped by war and conflict.

  • John Rylands Library

    John Rylands Library

    Historic SiteA late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

  • Lowry


    GalleryA spectacular home to entertainment and the arts.

  • Manchester architecture tour

    Manchester architecture tour

    ArticleHow the city discovered the world

  • Manchester Cathedral

    Manchester Cathedral

    Cathedral / MinisterA stunning interior with the best late medieval woodwork in the north.

  • Manchester Central Library

    Manchester Central Library

    ArticleThe much loved Manchester Central Library reopened in March 2014 following an extensive refurbishment and extension.

  • Manchester Town Hall

    Manchester Town Hall

    ArticleA true Manchester classic

  • Manchester Town Hall

    Manchester Town Hall

    Historic SiteBuilt in 1877, Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, neo-gothic classic and home of the Council.

  • Rochdale Town Hall

    Rochdale Town Hall

    Historic SiteRochdale Town Hall, is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian Gothic town halls in Britain. The Great Hall, stained glass, ceramics and paintings, to tell the story of Rochdale's importance. Tours on the last Friday of the month.

  • The John Rylands Library

    The John Rylands Library

    ArticleA Gothic masterpiece