Imperial War Museum | Manchester

The Imperial War Museum is a must see sight in Manchester. 

The museum occupies a stunning, modern building, overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal in Trafford Park. The area, which was a key industrial centre during World War II was heavily bombed during the Manchester Blitz in 1940.

It's a fitting setting for the museum, which explores the impact of war on people and society. Inside, visitors can learn of the conflicts involving Britain, the Commonwealth and other former empire countries from the First World War to the present day.

Collections include personal items from everyday life to technical artefacts that have played extremely important roles in British wartime over the years.

The Imperial War Museum is a fascinating place to explore, and a real must-see. Admission is free for all, making this a fantastic free day out in Manchester for the entire family. 

Concessions: Free entry