Cosmopolitan Manchester, like many of it's metropolitan neighbours owes it's fame to the Industrial Revolution, and has much heritage as a result. Modern day Manchester is a hive of attractions, from popular culture to history, to events to fine dining, Manchester has an abundance of everything.
Manchester Art Gallery is one of the region’s most popular cultural destinations, attracting over 400,000 visits each year. The collection is presented in imaginative and new ways and is varied, ranging from pre-Raphaelite paintings to early twentieth-century British Art, costumes and the Gallery of Craft and Design.
There is so much to see and do on a visit to MOSI. From the world's first industrial city to 24-hour party capital, the museum takes you on a journey through Manchester's heritage with sights, sounds and even smells! Find out what it was like to work in a cotton mill during one of our textile demonstrations, see the stars of the night sky in our Planetarium or even venture into a Victorian sewer…
From the dizzy heights of the North Stand, to Sir Alex Ferguson’s pitch-side dugout spot, and the atmosphere soaked players’ dressing room, every experience will seem to carry the roar of 76,000 fans in your ears - none more so than the ultimate honour of emerging from the tunnel and following so many famous boots into the Theatre of Dreams.
The Trafford Centre has 230 stores along three miles of boulevard and is a dream-land for shoppers. There are high street stores as well as designer and high fashion outlets along Regent Crescent, including a Selfridges. There are also lots of restaurants to choose from, as well as a 20 screen Odeon cinema attracting more than 28,500 visitors each week.
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