IWM North

Type:Museum

IWM North
Trafford Wharf Road
The Quays
Stretford
Greater Manchester
M17 1TZ

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Tel:+44(0)161 836 4000

Fax: +44 0161 836 4090

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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:

  • Edwina A
    Chesterfield
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fantastic
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th July 2019
    My expectations were not high, as this was not my choice for a day out. However, right from the start this place is absolutely fascinating. The café is good, the staff excellent, the films and... Read full review
  • Gogs74
    Inverurie
    Worth a visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th July 2019
    Great way to spend a morning. Free entry into the museum is always good. Big space but all the exhibits tended to be around the edge of the building. Some really interesting objects although if... Read full review
  • 143henryw
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Enjoyed
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th July 2019
    A great museum architecture is amazing and exhibitions are diverse. Some great displays and huge pieces to view which link to the history of war. Worth a visit and a great bonus it’s free entry! 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

Dates and Opening Times

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

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