Museums and Heritage

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Manchester Central Library is the headquarters of the city’s library and information service in Manchester, England. Facing St Peter’s Square, it was designed by E. Vincent Harris and constructed between 1930 and 1934. Address: St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK Website

Imperial War Museum North is a museum in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, England. One of five branches of the Imperial War Museum, it explores the impact of modern conflicts on people and society. It is the first branch of the Imperial War Museum to be located in the north of England. Website

Manchester Jewish Museum occupies the former Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue on Cheetham Hill Road in Manchester, England. It is a grade II* listed building. Address: 190 Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester M8 8LW, UK Website

The National Football Museum is England’s national museum of football. It is based in the Urbis building in Manchester city centre, and preserves, conserves and displays important collections of football memorabilia. As a publicly funded national museum, entrance is free. Address: Urbis Building Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, Manchester M4 3BG, United Kingdom Website

The Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester aims to preserve and promote the public transport heritage of Greater Manchester in North West England. Owned by Transport for Greater Manchester, it is in the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester. Address: Boyle St, Cheetham, Manchester M8 8UW, UK, Phone: +44 161 205 2122 Website

Clayton Hall is a 15th-century manor house on Ashton New Road, in Clayton, Manchester, England. It is hidden behind trees in a small park. The hall is a Grade II* listed building, the mound on which it is built is a scheduled ancient monument, and a rare example of a medieval moated site. Address: Clayton Hall Rd, Manchester M11 4RU, UK Website

Salford Museum and Art Gallery, in Peel Park, Salford, Greater Manchester, opened to the public in November 1850 as the Royal Museum and Public Library. The gallery and museum are devoted to the history of Salford and Victorian art and architecture. Address: Crescent, Salford M5 4WU, UK Website

The Greater Manchester Police Museum is a former police station converted into a museum and archives detailing the history of policing in Greater Manchester, England. It was home to Manchester City Police and then its successors Manchester and Salford Police and Greater Manchester Police from 1879 until 1979. Address: 57A Newton St, Manchester M1 1ET, UK Website