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Imperial War Museum in Manchester.
Imperial War Museum in Manchester.

Places

Tips for your Manchester sightseeing

Museum of Science and Industry

Shows the products of the industrial (r)evolution starting from the first airplanes, trains, and cars. Free admission.

Liverpool Road
mosi.org.uk

Imperial War Museum

Covers military conflicts from World War I to the present day.

The Quays, Trafford Wharf Road
iwm.org.uk

Central Library in Manchester. Photo: Shutterstock

Central Library

Great Britain’s largest library has found home inside a beautiful building inspired by Pantheon in Rome. 

St. Peters Square
manchester.gov.uk

Manchester Museum

Shortlisted for “Museum of the year” award in 2015. Discover an exciting world of dinosaurs, animals, and mummies. Great for children as well. 

University of Manchester, Oxford Road
museum.manchester.ac.uk

Manchester Town Hall

Not far from the Central Library you find the city’s impressive Town Hall dominated by a 85m tall tower. Tours are available.

Albert Square
manchester.gov.uk

The Lowry

A wide variety of performing and visual arts under one roof.

Pier 8, Salford Quays
thelowry.com

The beautiful interior in John Rylands Library. Photo: Shutterstock

John Rylands Library

Recognized as one of the most beautiful buildings in Great ­Britain, the library hosts one of the world’s biggest collections of manuscripts and literature.

150 Deansgate
library.manchester.ac.uk

 

Text:  Michael Qureshi

 

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