Top Museums in Manchester (United Kingdom, Great Britain)

National Football Museum
  • National Football Museum

    The National Football Museum is England’s national museum of football. It was established at the Urbis building in Manchester city centre, founded to preserve, conserve and interpret important collections of football memorabilia. The museum was originally in Deepdale, Preston, Lancashire, but moved to Manchester in 2012.
Museum of Science and Industry (Manchester)
  • Museum of Science and Industry (Manchester)

    The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI or formerly known as MOSI) in Manchester, England, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city's achievements in these fields. The museum is part of the Science Museum Group, a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, having merged with the National Science Museum in 2012. There are extensive displays on the theme of transport (cars, aircraft, railway locomotives and ...
Manchester Museum
  • Manchester Museum

    Manchester Museum is a museum displaying works of archaeology, anthropology and natural history and is owned by the University of Manchester, in England. Sited on Oxford Road (A34) at the heart of the university's group of neo-Gothic buildings, it provides access to about 4.5 million items from every continent. It is the UK's largest university museum and serves both as a major visitor attraction and as a resource for academic research and teaching. It has around 430,000 visitors each year.
Imperial War Museum North
  • Imperial War Museum North

    The Quays, Trafford Wharf Rd M17 1TZ Manchester United Kingdom
    Visit the award-winning IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, and experience amazing personal stories in Daniel Libeskind’s iconic building on the Quays. Marking the Centenary of the First World War, the From Street to Trench exhibition explores the lives of people from the North West of England during the conflict. A changing programme of events, including tours and performances, also marks the occasion. The award-winning Big Picture Show is a 360-degree audio-visual experience unique to IWM North. Using surround sound, projected ...
People's History Museum
  • People's History Museum

    Left Bank, Spinningfields M3 3ER Manchester United Kingdom
    The People's History Museum in Manchester is a national museum dedicated to telling the story of the British people's fight for democracy. We use our unique historical collections, exhibition and Learning Programme to celebrate the stories of the radical thinkers who believed in ideas worth fighting for.
The Manchester Museum
Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester
  • Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester

    Boyle Street, Cheetham M8 8UW Manchester United Kingdom
    If you fancy a really interesting, unusual and enjoyable day out, why not pay a visit to the Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester? It's just like taking a trip back in time as you wander through one of Britain's biggest collections of restored buses, coaches and trams. Your amazing time-travelling journey will take you all the way from an elaborately painted Victorian open-top horse drawn bus, to the streamlined prototype of Greater Manchester's Metrolink tram. In between you'll be able to ...
Salford Museum and Art Gallery