Things To Do In Manchester

Things To Do In Manchester

There are so many amazing things to do in Manchester, so why not make a weekend of it and explore this great city!

Manchester Tourist Bus

Sightseeing Manchester

Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. Discover the city’s heritage and how it has grown to be the progressive hub it is today with a 90-minute bus tour.

Manchester Football Museum

National Football Museum

Whether you’re a diehard football fan, visiting with your family or on a weekend break to the great city of Manchester, enjoy a visit to the world's biggest and best football museum.Delve into the social history and culture of the beautiful game, exploring football's past and present through the museum's extensive collection.

Manchester Football Museum

The Quays

The Quays is Greater Manchester's unique waterfront destination, situated just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre and an ideal destination for a day out or weekend break.At the Quays you'll find a wealth of world-class entertainment, leisure and cultural facilities on offer.

Manchester Football Museum

The Lowry

A magnificent building alongside Salford Quays, inside visitors will find three stunning theatres alongside galleries showcasing artists of local, national and international renown. With a huge variety of performances, The Lowry's Lyric and Quays Theatres offer a wealth of fabulous entertainment, including West End musicals, the very best in drama, live bands, famous comedians, plus world class dance and opera.

Manchester Football Museum

IWM (International War Museum) North

Established while the First World War was still being fought, people have entrusted IWM with their stories of war in the knowledge that these stories will continue to be shared with future generations. The IWM North explores the conflicts that Britain and the Commonwealth have been involved in since the First World War to the current day through a timeline of objects that have borne witness to historic events.

Manchester Football Museum

The John Rylands Library

The John Rylands Library is one of Manchester’s most impressive buildings. Nestled between the busy Spinningfields district and Deansgate, this masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture looks more like a castle or cathedral than a library. Discover incredible exhibitions, take a seat in the impressive reading room or just appreciate the sheer beauty of the place.

Manchester Football Museum

Manchester Museum

Explore the world and more at Manchester Museum, with collections ranging from a fossilised Tyrannosaurus Rex to anthropology collections from South America. With permanent exhibits and regular special exhibitions, there’s always a good reason to visit.

For further information on the above sites or to see what else Manchester can offer please visit https://www.visitmanchester.com/things-to-see-and-do