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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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Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
General AdmissionFree

*Charges apply for special exhibitions

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 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).

Awards

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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  • Very Good
    730
  • Average
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  • Poor
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Recent Reviews:

  • Marty D
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Overpriced and Depressing
    1 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th September 2017
    Quite a boring display of old uniforms, films that play throughout the museum projected upon the walls,which means that you cannot escape watching or listening to them. Staff that tell you the... Read full review
  • richard w
    Carlisle, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    GREAT INSITE INTO TRAGIC WARS
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th September 2017
    Went here on a day out, free entry, though they really encourage you to buy guidebook, fair enough i guess (£5.00). an amazing space filled with life stories from ww1 right through to modern day... Read full review
  • Blackjaxx666
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Brilliant day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th September 2017
    An excellent day out. Huge array of artefacts on display and a very informative and comprehensive timeline of contemporary war. I would have happily paid an entry fee for this free entry attraction... 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 10am – 5pm every day | Last admission 4.30pm
(Closed 24, 25, and 26 December)

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