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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

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ChildFree
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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 bus(Picadilly Gardens to Trafford Centre) stops on Trafford Wharf road,Trafford Park. (Call 0161 228 7811 for timetable enquiries)The 250 bus (piccadilly to Trafford Centre) stops on Elevator Road, Trafford Park (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
    713
  • Average
    233
  • Poor
    89
  • Terrible
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Recent Reviews:

  • Anne C
    Inverness, United Kingdom
    Layout is extremely well done
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 27th May 2017
    The museum is laid out into six key areas beginning with the Great War 1914-18 and concluding around 2008. Unfortunately further topics could now be added. The exhibition flows well and is easy to... Read full review
  • ScribeUK
    London England
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Spectacular building
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th May 2017
    A building which looks spectacular from the outside and can be quite confusing once you get in. Hardly any large exhibits. Low lighting level and small print on the exhibits but you can find a... Read full review
  • Roger B
    Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Nice half day visit but has some issues
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th May 2017
    Went here with friends, the building is eye catching and inside well designed, the staff are helpful and friendly and the cafe is fair and reasonably priced. Some issues, not enough large sized... 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 New Year
Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30*

* Open Daily 10am - 5pm

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Video

  • The Battle of the Somme - 100 years on

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