Things to do


Once dubbed ‘The party capital of the North’, Manchester has come a long way since the early 90s music explosion.

Eat, drink, shop till you drop, go crazy at gigs and concerts or quietly contemplate in art galleries and museums. Book your ticket to a city festival event or release your competitive side at Old Trafford. Here are our picks of the best the city has to offer:

Museum of Science & Industry

Virtual exhibits on everything from locomotives and aircrafts, to photography and nuclear power.

Sea Life Centre

Sea life aquariums are fantastic family attractions with stunning marine habitats and displays.

Trafford Centre

The second largest shopping centre in the UK

Manchester Museum

Features collections and galleries of animal life, plants, rocks and minerals, and prehistoric life, an aquarium and a vivarium.

Manchester United & Old Trafford

The Manchester United Museum & Stadium tour takes you on a football journey behind the scenes of the world’s most iconic stadium, Old Trafford.

Manchester Festivals

Be it in honour of local beers and ales, or commemorating a historical event, you don’t need to tell Mancunians twice to celebrate something.

Albert Hall

A majestic, historic venue that attracts the biggest names in pop and indie

Whitworth Museum

Named the UK’s 2015 Museum of the Year after a £15m transformation hailed as “one of the great museum achievements of recent years”.

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