Things to do in Manchester


Manchester is a great city to visit if you love culture, history and sports. You can explore the museums, galleries and theatres that showcase the city's rich heritage and creativity. You can also catch a game at the famous Old Trafford stadium, home of Manchester United, or the Etihad Stadium, where Manchester City plays.

Manchester has a vibrant nightlife scene, with plenty of pubs, clubs and live music venues to suit every taste. You can also enjoy the diverse cuisine, from traditional fish and chips to exotic curry and sushi. Manchester is a friendly and welcoming city that will make you feel at home.

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Manchester Central Library
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Free

Manchester Central Library

Discover a haven of knowledge and beauty. From stunning architecture to vast collections, it's a sanctuary for minds and souls alike.

Manchester Art Gallery
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Free

Manchester Art Gallery

Explore diverse collections, from Pre-Raphaelites to contemporary art. Engaging exhibits and a serene atmosphere await at this cultural gem.

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Free

Alcotraz - Manchester

A cocktail bar with a difference, smuggle your liquor in or bribe one of the crooked guards, just make sure The Warden doesn't catch you.

Science & Industry Museum
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Free

Science & Industry Museum

Embark on a journey through scientific wonders and industrial marvels. Interactive exhibits and historic artifacts bring science to life.

ImmotionVR - Manchester
Activity
From £5

ImmotionVR - Manchester

When you transport yourself into a digital world that you can physically interact with, the only limit to what can be done is your imagination.

Virtual Hideout Manchester
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From £38

Virtual Hideout Manchester

Virtual Hideout is Manchester's Virtual Reality Gaming Centre. Never experienced VR before? Now's your chance! Step into a whole new world of VR gaming.

Treetop golf
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From £5.5

Treetop golf

An immersive mini golf experience filled with unique courses and lively characters.

National Football Musuem
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Adults £14

National Football Musuem

Immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of football history and culture. Interactive exhibits and iconic memorabilia await your exploration.

Greater Manchester Police Museum
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Free

Greater Manchester Police Museum

A former police station converted into a museum and archives detailing the history of policing in Greater Manchester.

Manchester Museum
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Free

Manchester Museum

Embark on a journey through natural history and cultural wonders. Engaging exhibits and interactive displays await exploration.

The John Rylands Library
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Free

The John Rylands Library

Step into a realm of architectural splendor and literary treasures. Explore historic collections and stunning architecture in this cultural haven.

Salford Museum & Art Gallery
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Free

Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Salford Museum and Art Gallery was the UKs first free public library, which opened in January 1850, followed in November by a museum and art gallery.