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Top recommendations from locals

Science Museum
“Manchester’s Museum of Science & Industry documents 250 years of discoveries and innovations that began in Manchester and went on to influence the world. The museum also houses the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station and first railway warehouse.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Stadium
“If you are a fan of football or a fan of Manchester United, this place is for you. Home games, stadium tours available, please check Old Trafford Stadium website for more information and prices. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Museum
“This is great especially if you are visiting Manchester. Football fans will love. If you visit make sure you are ready to take part in interactive football challenges as there are plenty of games to get involved in. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
University
“Museum that is next door to the University of Manchester. Free entry and hosts a lot of natural history. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Gorgeous cafe overlooking Whitworth park, lovely Gallery shop and showing interesting exhibitions. Perfect for a rainy day”
  • 50 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Don't miss Manchester Art Gallery on Mosley street for some great modern art.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Museum
“Architect Daniel Libeskind's astonishing building, an aluminium-clad landmark on the banks of the Manchester ship canal, could easily have overshadowed the content within. Brilliantly, it does not. Sloping floors and obtuse angles inside are a deliberately disorientating attack on the senses. Like Libeskind's Jewish Museum in Berlin, the experience of the building itself establishes a state of mind that makes what you're seeing all the more effective. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Library
“For those who set eyes on Deansgate's The John Rylands Library for the first time, 'library' might not be the first word that comes to mind. This masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture looks more like a castle or cathedral.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Very cool multi purpose theatre/arthouse cinema/bar with different exhibitions regularly!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Cloud 23 is more than just a bar, it's a unique venue located at the highest point in Manchester. Find your silver lining at Cloud 23 with the finest champagnes, signature cocktails, decadent afternoon tea, and panoramic city views.”
  • 45 locals recommend
History Museum
“National centre for the collection, conservation, interpretation and study of material relating to the history of working people in the UK.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“Old Trafford is the home of world-renowned soccer club, Manchester United. If you can’t get tickets on game days, the stadium is open for behind the scenes stadium tours and entrance to their museum and club shop.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“A popular name in the cinema world - see all the latest films here. About 20 minutes walk from Chatsworth House or about 5 mins drive traffic permitting in a car/taxi.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“live in Northern Quarter! Jazz music mon-thur start at 9 More varieties at Fri-Sat start at 9:30”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
“Manchester's first Bohemian beer palace, rustic and simple, Bavarian-inspired dishes. Showtime entertainment, live music and mountain frolics every day of the week. Highly recommended!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Cool district with interesting industrial architecture, canals and bridges. Amazing when the sun is shining! Some of the best beer gardens in central Manchester are here too...”
  • 20 locals recommend