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IWM North

Trafford Wharf Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M17 1TZ, UK

Museums

About IWM North

The Imperial War Museum North is a majestic museum, which tells the story of how war has affected the lives of British and the Commonwealth citizens since 1914. The museum occupies a site overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal on Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, an area which during the Second World War was a key industrial centre and consequently heavily bombed during the Manchester Blitz in 1940.



Attractions near IWM North

The Lowry0.25km from IWM North

The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex at Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th-century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex opened on 28 April 2000[1] and was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II.

MediaCityUK0.28km from IWM North

MediaCityUK is an international hub for technology, innovation and creativity. Home to the likes of the BBC, ITV, dock10 and Kellogg’s, and complemented by more than 250 smaller media and digital businesses.

Coronation Street The Tour0.32km from IWM North

Coronation Street The Tour is a sightseeing tour that travels along one of the country’s most famous streets to get an in-depth look at the television industry. During the tour, you’ll have a guide take you along Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and Victoria Street to experience the television shows of yesteryear and discover little-known television industry secrets.

The Quays0.71km from IWM North

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. The Quays covers the three areas of Salford Quays, Trafford Wharf, and Old Trafford around the Manchester Ship Canal. These former docks have been completely redeveloped and will soon be home to a large portion of the BBC, creating one of the biggest media cities around.

Ordsall Hall1.41km from IWM North

Ordsall Hall is a former manor house in a historic parish that dates back to the 15th century. Once belonging to the Radclyffe family, the hall has been used as a clergy school, a working men’s club and a radio station before becoming a period home and history museum. Today, it is a welcoming and friendly historic house telling the story of the Hall and some of the people who made it their home.

Old Trafford Cricket Ground1.68km from IWM North

A majestic ground, situated south of Manchester city centre, forms a famous sporting double act with the "other" Old Trafford, and is the third home of Lancashire County Cricket Club.  Old Trafford is England's second oldest Test venue after The Oval and hosted the first Ashes Test in England in July 1884.

Where is IWM North

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Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million. One of the main attractions in England and atttracts a lot of tourists.