Manchester is in the south-central part of North West England, fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south and the Pennines to the north and east. The city's inhabitants are referred to as Mancunians. The city is notable for its architecture, culture, music scene, media links, scientific and engineering output, social impact, sports clubs and transport connections.
|Greater Manchester Police Museum
|Manchester Art Gallery
|The John Rylands Library
|museum of science and industry
| National Football Museum
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of Science and Industry is a large museum devoted to the
development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the
city's achievements in these fields.
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of real operational steam engines that powered mills all over the North West and helped to shape our world.
10am to 5pm every day
The world’s greatest football collection - over 140,000 items - including the FIFA Collection. Throughout the museum there are interactive objects, games and displays that will appeal to a wide range of ages.
Art Gallery Open: Monday - Sunday 10am - 5pm,
including bank holiday Mondays. Entry is free.
Three floors and 21 rooms full of art and design. 25,000 objects of fine art, decorative art and costume, developed over 200 years and still growing. Over 13,000 objects of craft and design from ceramics, glass and furniture to metalwork, wallpaper and dolls houses.
One of the world's finest collections of rare books and manuscripts. The John Rylands Library is part of the University of Manchester.The library, which opened to the public in 1900, was founded by Enriqueta Augustina Rylands in memory of her husband, John Rylands. Don't miss the gothic splendour of the Historic Reading Room.
Manchester Police Museum
The city's law enforcement history traced through historic photos, old weapons and other artefacts.See the original Victorian Charge Office in this award winning museum.
The Museum is open on Tuesdays 10.30 - 15.30.