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101+ Things To Do in Manchester

Things To See & Do in Manchester

It doesn’t matter if you’re on the look out for some nightlife fun, a bit of history, a day out with the kids or just some general things to do in Manchester. This list contains a wide variety of options for all ages!

Manchester has some beautiful attractions like the gothic architecture at John Rylands Library and the Manchester Cathedral.

If football is your thing you’ve gotta go spend some time at the grounds of Manchester United and Manchester City. Theres also the National Football Museum too.

Manchester has some lovely parks, so if you’re looking to get a bit more active and head on a beautiful walk places such as Hollingworth Lake, Heaton Park, Sale Water Park and Haigh Hall make a lovely day out.

Do the kids love lego? GREAT, the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre at the The Trafford Centre makes a great day out. It’s the ultimate indoor LEGO Playground and its something all of the family can enjoy.

Looking for a boogie? The nightlife in Manchester is pretty good too.

#1 JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY

John Ryalnds is stil a beautiful piece of architecture. It's now part of then University of Manchester library, however a large majority of the people who visit simply come to admire the architecture.

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#2 Manchester Cathedral

This is one of the oldest buildings in Manchester. The cathedrals history can be traced all the way back to the 7th century. It survived World War II and the IRA bomb.

It's worth a visit!

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#3 Manchester Museum

The Manchester Museum has 4 floors full of displays and exhibitions. It's currently going through an exciting transformation right now but you can still visit.

The Manchester Museum was founded in 1821 as the natural history museum.

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#4 Explore life behind bars….

If you're looking for some free things to do in Manchester, you've found one of them. The Manchester Police Museum is open every Tuesday and on special holidays.

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#5 Gorilla Manchester

Under the railway tracks on Whitworth Street West you'll find GORILLA.... A cracking bar, kitchen, live venue and club!

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#6 Warehouse Project

Housed in a World War II air raid shelter underneath Manchester Piccadilly station you'll find one of the best clubbing destinations in the world. Regularly catering for 3,000-plus, residents such as Dense n Pika, Mella Dee, Greg Lord, Holly Lester and more.

You'll find one off acts like The Black Madonna and Hunnee. This venue is one of a kind!

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#7 Go on the Coronation Street Tour

You can now visit the Coronation Street sets at Media City UK. ITV opened up their famous cobblestoned street to the pub. Coronation street is the U.K.'s longest-running television soap.

The experience lasts around an hour and a half but will give oyu plenty of opportunties for photos, learn filming secrets and it gives you the chance to walk in the footsteps of Gail Plat, Audrey Roberts, Roy Cropper and more.

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