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Imperial War Museum North

Trafford Wharf Road | The Quays, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Great museum

Smallish museum but with a lot of information and displays about everything when it comes to the... read more

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Carlos P
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Considering this is a museum with free admission, it's great for young and older people. You have... read more

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sarahbiggins76
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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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“salford quays” (142 reviews)
“main exhibition” (70 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Trafford Wharf Road | The Quays, Stretford M17 1TZ, England
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+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Smallish museum but with a lot of information and displays about everything when it comes to the war. I liked how personal some of the soldier stories are too.

Thank Carlos P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Considering this is a museum with free admission, it's great for young and older people. You have to pay for parking, but there's a lot to see and to take in. We had a great time there very interesting to read about all different things...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were waiting for a tour at the BBC so we decided to have a little look at the imperial war museum and we were very impressed with what we saw. The museum itself is free to get in but you can give a donation...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

what an interesting place several floor to visit with excellent educational and informative stands, staff could not have been more helpful or knowledgeable. an excellent display of artifacts. the restaurant/cafe was clean with a good selection of food and drinks at a very reasonable price....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought it was very good. Particularly liked to read the personal letters and see the personal items.

Thank S2008Manchester
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to visit here based on previous reviews. Quite a small museum but nicely laid out. There were enough interactive stations to keep the kids occupied for about an hour but no more. Great location next to the canal. Parking in the car park is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is really well worth a visit - it is fascinating and very well presented with lots to read and look at. There are lockers you can use for £1 (refundable) so you don't have to carry bags around with you. The only disappointment...More

Thank Chris-and-Liz-B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being free to visit makes this quite the experience.The museum is extremely well laid out as you move around the walls and pass through a century of conflicts.The cafe is also enjoyable as an end to your visit but definitely buy the small coffee-the “regular...More

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a brilliant museum. Wonderful architecture in a great location. Superb exhibitions and a super cafe and shop.

Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours, i know it is not technically free because you do feel obligated to donate, but for the £10 i DONATED for me and my wife i felt it was fair. The exibitions are fantastic and...More

Thank chunkster
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Sorry not sure as caught the tram
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