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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General AdmissionFree

*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.

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Recent Reviews:

  • jon11111111111111111
    Kimbolton, United Kingdom
    Amazing modern designed building.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th March 2020
    Depicts more the affect war has on people, rather than being just a war museum. There are some brilliant exhibits, including a part of the Twin Towers Building. Entrance is free but you do have to... Read full review
  • U5517WQstephent
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Disappointing
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th March 2020
    The building looks amazing from a distance but entrance is very underwhelming, looks like a fire exit. On entering you are received in a corridor with what looks like a temporary desk with a security... Read full review
  • lincsabi
    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very informative
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th March 2020
    We did the hop on hop off bus and got off at Salford Quays and walked around to the museum. This was very informative and there were interactive bit for kids as well as a few films. 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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