Things to do in Manchester

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    Old Trafford

    Old Trafford

    Ranked #1 overall in Manchester things to do
    51 reviews
    Sports, Soccer Stadium
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    I have to say despite being a Chelsea Fan, Old Trafford is pretty amazing. I have done a tour here and also been to Soccer Aid which had an electric ...

  • 2
    Manchester Trafford Centre

    Manchester Trafford Centre

    Ranked #2 overall in Manchester things to do
    32 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withFamiliesFoodiesLuxury

    A shoppers heaven, this enormous and somewhat gaudy shopping centre on the outskirts of Manchester has something for everyone. Check out the gigantic food court designed to look like a ...

  • 3
    Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester

    Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester

    Ranked #3 overall in Manchester things to do
    27 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    An excellent museum that tracks the rise of both Britain and Manchester's industrial machine. A must-see for any history buffs or those wanting to learn more about the city's culture. ...

  • 4
    Manchester Museum

    Manchester Museum

    Ranked #4 overall in Manchester things to do
    18 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    This museum is filled with different objects from the natural world. There are lots of things to see in this museum. You could easily spend a couple of hours in ...

  • 5
    Town Hall

    Town Hall

    Ranked #5 overall in Manchester things to do
    16 reviews
    Sights and Museums, City Hall
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents

    National shows and events

  • 6
    Afflecks

    Afflecks

    Ranked #6 overall in Manchester things to do
    12 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withArtsyHipstersStudents

    A treasure trove of oddities and wonders awaits you at Afflecks Palace. Shops, stalls and boutiques overflow into the corridors of this rabbit warren of a shopping arcade. Every sub ...

  • 7
    Manchester Art Gallery

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Ranked #7 overall in Manchester things to do
    10 reviews
    Shopping, Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyHistoryHipsters

    Manchester Art Gallery is an interesting museum. The building and layout are pretty neat. They have a collection of older art pieces as well as modern additions. Make sure to ...

  • 8
    The Lowry

    The Lowry

    Ranked #8 overall in Manchester things to do
    10 reviews
    Shopping, Performing Arts, Mall
    Popular withArtsyHipstersFamilies

    Art gallery, theatre, exhibition space - the Lowry is a fascinating creative arena. Some of the biggest names in comedy often perform here, as well as ballet productions and theatre ...

  • 9
    Etihad Stadium

    Etihad Stadium

    Ranked #9 overall in Manchester things to do
    9 reviews
    Sports, Soccer Stadium
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesHistory

    I went to watch Wolves play here a few years ago. It is a very impressive stadium.

  • 10
    Manchester Cathedral

    Manchester Cathedral

    Ranked #10 overall in Manchester things to do
    10 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual
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