Famous Museums in Manchester

Manchester offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Manchester to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in Manchester that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Manchester:

  1. #1 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    Museum Of Science And Industry

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Science Museum, Children Museum

    Address: Liverpool Rd, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Museum of Science and Industry is a very unique museum worth visiting in Manchester. The museum is housed in pretty rustic buildings that are worth a note and it is home to some amazing displays p...Read more

  2. #2 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    The Lowry

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, Manchester, Greater Manchester M50 3AZ, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Another very interesting place to visit in Manchester, the Lowry is a wonderful social hub of sorts. Located on the waterside, it is an extraordinary hang out spot for the young and the old. In Greate...Read more

  3. #3 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    Manchester Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    Address: The University Of Manchester, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Manchester Museum which is looked after the famed University of Manchester is the perfect introduction to this lovely city. The place is home to some amazing displays that include natural historic...Read more

  4. #4 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    Manchester United Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Stadium, Tour

    Address: Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Old Trafford, Greater Manchester M16 0RA, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Manchester United Museum is a great place for all football fans. Even though the interclub rivalries exist all over the UK, football fans from far and wide come to visit this lovely homage to what...Read more

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    Manchester Art Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Mosley St, Manchester, Lancashire M2 3JL, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    If you are a culture seeker, the Manchester Art Gallery is the perfect place for you to be. Over 25,000 works of art from all over the world adorn the walls of this popular gallery of art. But the int...Read more

  6. #6 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    National Football Museum

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, Manchester, Greater Manchester M4 3BG, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Manchester is truly the football lover’s paradise. What with the amazing stadiums old and new, there is a lot to see for the football fan. Add to this the famous National football stadium and it...Read more

  7. #7 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    Whitworth Art Gallery

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6ER, UK

    Whitworth Art Gallery is a part of the university of Manchester is a famous art gallery with a collection of 55,000 items. In 2015, it was renovated and transformed into a much larger and better space...Read more

  8. #8 of 11 Museums in Manchester
    Pankhurst Centre

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 60-62 Nelson St, Manchester M13 9WP, UK

    Timings: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    Visit the Victorian style villa of the Pankhurst Centre from where you would be able to know about the history of Women Suffrage Movement. It is the very place where the first campaign of Women Suffra...Read more

  9. #9 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Boyle St

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
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    Maxine Seymour

    Absolutely the best £4.00 I've spent in a long time. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of my 3 and a half hours there. I would recommend this museum to anyone of any age. It was a real nostalgia trip ...

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  10. #10 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    People's History Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER, UK

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Ken Bennett

    The only museum dedicated to ordinary people, their lives, their work and their struggles to gain political representation. They have a huge collection of research material and very helpful staff. The...

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  11. #11 of 11 Museums in Manchester
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    The Beatles Story  Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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    Andrew Frost

    Fantastic museum paying homage to the greatest band that the world has ever seen.. when you get to the john Lennon section it's particular moving when you hear imagine next to his lovely white piano a...

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