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Imperial War Museum North

Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Having travelled for 2 hours to visit we found that only one of the three exhibition halls was open... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Birmingham, United Kingdom

We did a self-guided tour of the museum. It is extremely interesting with amazing exhibits. Allow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part of Imperial War Museums
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed yesterday

Having travelled for 2 hours to visit we found that only one of the three exhibition halls was open one was closed for refurbishment and the other for a private function. As my husband was in the RAF Airsea rescue the halls of interest were...More

Thank 26robinredbreast
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a self-guided tour of the museum. It is extremely interesting with amazing exhibits. Allow at least a couple of hours.

Thank DeborahLBrisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very thoughtful and thought provoking war museum. I was very impressed that the theme wasn’t the usual black and white celebration of victory but made a genuine attempt to demonstrate the horrors and stupidity of war and the personal tragedies of all those caught...More

Thank sweeneyea
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits are varied but we did not like the film on the walls because they projected down to the ground with the cameras directly in everyone's faces. The sound quality was poor and we couldn't wait for the shows to finish. All of the...More

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly welcome as soon as we walked in.... hadn’t been for a year or so, so there was a change on ground level as the cafe was there....Eccles cake and banana cake highly recommended..there are several film shows within the exhibits...lots of information,exhibits and there’s...More

Thank tishtash123080
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable, if that's the right expression, afternoon here. Even though we've been to a lot of similar museums, we found this very informative and the film is very atmospheric. Would recommend it to history buffs.

Thank susaniom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always wanted to come and see this museum. Great building set in a good location. Lots of space and some great exhibits. I feel there could have been more to look at. what was there was really interesting. It was very dark in some places...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really great take on telling the history of warfare from WW1 through to the present day. Not many exhibits but so much information and a focus on the stories and events surrounding the items rather than just cases of guns, uniforms etc without much...More

Thank Nathan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kids and adults loved and learned lots. Great displays, spacious environment, interactive opportunities available. Excellent day out and staff were great.

Thank Gina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place to visit. Some great displays and exhibits of items from the Crimean war thru ww1 ww2 cuban missile crisis there are hidden projectors highlighting the walls with images of war whilst you listen to recordings of sounds of the battlefield and voices...More

Thank Henry G
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16 May 2017|
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Response from kelwells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as caught the tram
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