Things to do in Manchester

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  • 1
    Old Trafford

    Old Trafford

    Ranked #1 overall in Manchester things to do
    52 reviews
    Sports, Stadium, Football Stadium
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    Visit the home of Manchester United and see their football stadium and shop. Guided tours of the stadium are available

  • 2
    intu Trafford Centre

    intu Trafford Centre

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

    A place every shopaholic must visit. Exquisitely designed interior,great atmosphere for shopping,and for hangouts!!

  • 3
    Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester

    Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester

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

    A great museum for history buffs and small kids alike, there is plenty here to entertain for several hours. Some of the exhibitions are interactive so will keep kids busy.

  • 4
    Manchester Museum

    Manchester Museum

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

    It's very crowded , but beautiful xx

  • 5
    Afflecks

    Afflecks

    Ranked #5 overall in Manchester things to do
    13 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withArtsyHipstersStudents

    Afflecks is a retail place which has multiple independent shops/boutiques inside with a cafe and many different items for various people. It's definitely a place to visit if you're in ...

  • 6
    Manchester Art Gallery

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Ranked #6 overall in Manchester things to do
    11 reviews
    Shopping, Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyHistoryHipsters

    Fantastic collections worth seeing (and free entry!) Manchester Art Gallery features a range of European art periods.

  • 7
    The Lowry

    The Lowry

    Ranked #7 overall in Manchester things to do
    10 reviews
    Shopping, Performing Arts, Mall
    Popular withArtsyHipstersFamilies

    A very cool modern construction (like much of Manchester) is the Lowry, a collection of art galleries, theatres, and performance and gathering spaces. Lots of locals and very Manchester.

  • 8
    Etihad Stadium

    Etihad Stadium

    Ranked #8 overall in Manchester things to do
    9 reviews
    Sports, Football Stadium
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesHistory

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

  • 9
    Manchester Cathedral

    Manchester Cathedral

    Ranked #9 overall in Manchester things to do
    10 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual
  • 10
    Northern Quarter

    Northern Quarter

    Ranked #10 overall in Manchester things to do
    7 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Shopping, Other, Entertainment
    Popular withHipstersFoodiesNightlife

    Come for the street art, stay for the food and drink. The Northern Quarter is a hip and chill area of Manchester that for many (including me) is their favorite ...

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