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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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Recent Reviews:

  • izzie_t2017
    Sale, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Excellent experience
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th October 2017
    I enjoyed our visit to the Imperial War Museum as it was an excellent experience for the whole family. We learned so much and afterwards we had a snack in the cafe. Even if your kids don’t like the... Read full review
  • mickatdunge
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great Building - not much in it
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th October 2017
    It’s a fantastic building and space and we were very impressed with the Wyndham Lewis exhibition. There is a ‘but’ though: there are very few exhibits and, in my view, a surfeit of style over... Read full review
  • Sarsywarsy
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    An excellent museum tackling a difficult subject
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st October 2017
    This museum is very well-formed. There's the right amount of information- enough to be interesting but not so much that's its overwhelming. The exhibits show a good mix of items and really convey the... 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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