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IWM North

Type:Museum

IWM North
Trafford Wharf Road
The Quays
Manchester
GREATER MANCHESTER
M17 1TZ

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Tel:+44(0)161 836 4000

Fax: +44 0161 836 4090

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
ChildFree
AdultFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Leave the M60 at Junction 9 and join Parkway (A5081) towards Trafford Park. At the first island take the third exit onto Village Way; at the next island take the second exit onto Warren Bruce Road. Turn right at the T-junction onto Trafford Wharf Road. Alternatively, leave the M602 at Junction 3 and follow the signs.

Public Transport Directions

IWM North is located at The Quays, a unique waterfront destination less than 2 miles from Manchester city centre and facing the Lowry.From Piccadilly and Victoria Stations, travel by Metrolink. Alight at Harbour City or MediaCityUK. The Museum is a short walk across the canal by footbridge.The X50 bus(Picadilly Gardens to Trafford Centre) stops on Trafford Wharf road,Trafford Park. (Call 0161 228 7811 for timetable enquiries)The 250 bus (piccadilly to Trafford Centre) stops on Elevator Road, Trafford Park (call 0161 228 7811 for timetable enquiries).

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousLarge Visitor Attraction of the Year Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2009

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Recent Reviews:

  • Occleston
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Great afternoon out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 27th March 2017
    10/10 all round! Friendly and helpful staff Mini projector films that show a few times throughout the day I visit with a group at least once a month Read full review
  • David K
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A bit dissapointing
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 27th March 2017
    Perhaps we were expecting too much. The IWM London is a fantastic place to visit and I was expecting something similar but smaller of the IWM North. I found there was a distinct lack of large... Read full review
  • TheGiantYorkshireMan
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great day out, must see
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 25th March 2017
    Great day out for all the family. 4hrs parking £5 and free entry to the museum. A museum guide is £6 which you do feel obliged to buy even though you don't really need it. Plenty of things to see... Read full review

Facilities

Other

  • On-Site café or restaurant

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Venue Facilities

  • Licensed premises

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - 18
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - 160 Spaces and disabled parking
  • Parking (charge) - £4 all day

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2 Hours
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free - Free admission for all
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free - Free admission for all
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities - Internet access
  • Event Venue - 0161 836 4042/32
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Object Handling
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30*

* Open Daily 10am - 5pm

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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