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Imperial War Museum North

Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Good museum

Good museum, albeit very small. Interesting and helped kill an hour while visiting Media City. Had... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interactive and informative

This museum brought to life so many aspects of war in an engaging and sensitive way. A good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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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” (136 reviews)
“media city” (108 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
+44 161 836 4000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good museum, albeit very small. Interesting and helped kill an hour while visiting Media City. Had higher expectations after visiting the other IWM locations.

Thank MCollinsUK
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum brought to life so many aspects of war in an engaging and sensitive way. A good introduction to the themes of conflict for younger children, especially during these troubled times. Being close to Media City & The Lowry ensured a full days entertainment.

Thank Siph75
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A visit to Salford quays is not complete until you visit IWM. Just the right amount of interest to hold your attention. Thoughtfully laid out and tugs at the emotional heart stings. There's even a section of the twin towers!.

Thank jdprotog
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went by chance with the purpose to fill some time out on a Sunday morning before proceeding to the airport and were greatly impressed by the exhibits and what one can quickly learn about our last century mankind (better lack of) and diverse conflicts. Our...More

Thank Enrique B
Reviewed 4 days ago

BEWARE.....The I.W.M. must accept some responsibility with this as they allow this company on their site. I visited the museum and will review it properly at a later time but I want to let people know that they must beware of the car parking at...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A fabulous collection of war artefacts, memorabilia, propaganda, information and memories. Some really striking and emotional exhibits and an excellent layout that lets you wander at ease and easily see everything. The cafe was also very good and we enjoyed interacting with the friendly staff.

Thank Hani_Rae
Reviewed 1 week ago

Architecturally striking the IWM North aims to represent and show conflict min the twentieth century and since through a range of artefacts. The building itself serves as a metaphor for conflict with a design representing a shattered globe with three shards representing in turn land,...More

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a whistle stop trip through Manchester and decided to get the tram to the IwM north whilst there. It was a striking new building and easy to access. The main exhibition is upstairs and focuses on a photo/sound wall around you displaying...More

Thank familyof4South_East
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is lots to see here, a lot of history. Well worth a visit. There is a lot of reading though...

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this museum. They really cover so much. It's very innovative and there are so many great exhibits. They have so much going to see. Definitely check it out. Worth a visit!

Thank William H
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What time does the car park open? Can I park before the museum actually opens at 10am?
15 May 2017|
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Response from kelwells | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure as caught the tram
Jenny B
What are the opening times
14 April 2017|
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Response from Olliebot | Reviewed this property |
They've got a website with all details on.
Is there free wi-fi at the museum?
28 March 2017|
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Response from Lin M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know