MUSEUMS & GALLERIES
Manchester is home to a large range of free-to-attend museums and galleries which rank among the best in the country. The Museum of Science and Industry is devoted to the development of science, technology and industry, while the Imperial War Museum North explores the impact of conflicts on people and society. Manchester is also home to the National Football Museum and the People’s History Museum.
Manchester Art Gallery is home to a world class collection of art in spectacular Victorian and contemporary surroundings. Located close to the University, the recently refurbished Whitworth gallery contains over 55,000 pieces in its collection.
SHOPPING IN MANCHESTER
From designer boutiques to high street shopping to vintage boutiques, Manchester has something for everyone when it comes to shopping. The main shopping areas within the city are located a short walk from Manchester Central.
SPORT AND MANCHESTER
Manchester United and Manchester City are two of the Premiership’s finest football clubs, both of which offer daily tours of their grounds. If you’re feeling energetic Chill Factore, is the UK’s largest indoor ski slope offering year round skiing, snowboarding and climbing. Manchester is also home to the British Cycling Team at Manchester Velodrome, offering taster sessions of the track.