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Imperial War Museum North

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Address: Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Trafford M17 1TZ, England
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+44 161 836 4000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part...

Fascinating presentation of the impact of conflict on people's lives. Part of Imperial War Museums

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Really good insight of war and it's impact on people's lives. Stories from real people albeit on tape but emotionally moving. Well worth going to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really good insight of war and it's impact on people's lives. Stories from real people albeit on tape but emotionally moving. Well worth going to visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I looked at the website before the visit and found a really interesting article regarding the design of the building how it is meant to be disorienting. I did not find it to be but maybe some people would. The flooring is slopped, while I understand it is meant to be disorienting I think it would make it a little... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great museum with some impressive exhibits. A tank, a fighter jet, nuclear bomb! My 7 & 3 yr olds enjoyed it, 7yr old especially. Short lived though for young children as all of the smaller exhibits in glassed wall displays were difficult to see without them being carried. There were a few interactive stations but not enough to keep the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited today to see the current exhibition relating to street fashion during the war. The exhibition was excellent, I only wish my mum had been alive to see it as it would have evoked many good memories for her. The permanent exhibition was also very interesting, everyone in the party enjoyed it and we spent over 4 hours in... More 

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Macon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

after having seen the London IWM I thought this was better. not as big as I would have liked but we'll laid out. recommended for up to 2h visit.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to know more about the war, this is a must go! I would go again as probably missed a few things. They would like donations but don't force you to make a donation!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful museum with many evocative and interesting exhibits that are displayed in a way that shows them at their best.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit although it is quite a way from the city centre and is quite isolated. Lots of things to see with clothes and letters as well as weapons. I liked the focus on non combatants and their life's. Most powerful of all was the video which shows in the main gallery. It talked about the war through... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent about 3 hours wandering around the IWM north, and its well worth a visit. Plenty to see and there are "shows" , where film footage is projected on the walls of the museum - some of it very thought provoking. The exhibits on show are varied, and tell the story of British involvement in war, from the First World... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for kids . Staff very helpful enjoyable day out . Informative and emotive . Great to have on our doorstep

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