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

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*Charges apply for special events

Map & Directions

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 and 250 buses (Piccadilly Gardens to Trafford Centre) stop on Wharfside Way, Trafford Park, a short walk to IWM North (call 0161 228 7811 for timetable enquiries).

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.

Awards

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

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Recent Reviews:

  • Alan W
    Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lest we forget
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 20th September 2018
    Went to see poppy sculpture outside museum and went in to see new display space. Lest we forget is a moving exhibition based around the impact on people around the end of the First World War. Well... Read full review
  • IAN W
    St Helens, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Tribute to the Greats!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    Went to see the "Wave of Poppies",What a great tribute to those we owe so much to - simply amazing display. The Museum inside told of the trials and tribulations of days gone past,marvelous... Read full review
  • LiversedgeLuddite
    Wakefield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Not much there 3 Years ago - still not much there now!
    2 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    Having visited numerous museums including the fantastic IWM in London, I can honestly say IWM North is really disappointing. I first came here 3 years ago and at that time thought there was a lot of... Read full review

Facilities

Other

  • On-Site café or restaurant

Accessibility

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

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking -
  • Parking (charge) - 0-4 hours £5.00 4-6 hours £7.00 6-8 hours £8.00 8-12 hours £10.00 12-24 hours £15.00 Coach parking is a standard charge of £15.00 for 24 hours.

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

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Object Handling
  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Licensed premises

Opening Times

* Open 10am – 5pm every day | Last admission 4.30pm
(Closed 24, 25, and 26 December)

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