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Imperial War Museum North

The northern counterpart of the Imperial War Museum was opened in 2002, and overlooks the Manchester Ship Canal in Trafford Park.

The area also is home to The Lowry and MediaCityUK, but as Manchester’s key industrial centre was heavily bombed in 1940 during the Blitz.

Daniel Libeskind’s impressive building gives visitors the chance to discover powerful war stories through exhibitions exploring themes relating to modern conflict.

Get the Metrolink out to MediaCityUK and check out this impressive museum on Trafford Wharf Road


Imperial War Museum North
Quay West
Trafford Wharf Rd
Manchester M17 1TZ

Opening Information:

Daily 10am - 5pm, Last admission 5.30pm (Closed 24, 25 and 26 December)

Entry: Free