There’s a lot of fun things to do in Manchester that will keep yourself occupied from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave. This beautiful city, i think it is one of the most fun cities to visit in England. Manchester has things to see and do for everyone. It’s one of those cities where the time will fly be!
Whether you’re planning a visit to your family, visiting a game or if you on a weekend break to this great city, you have to visit the world’s biggest and best football museum.
The National Football Museum is the place to visit if you want to know all about Manchester’s two football clubs, Manchester City and Manchester United. A must see for any football fan, this museum covers everything about Englands most liked sport.
The National Football Museum explains how and why football has become ‘the people’s game’, a key part of England’s heritage and way of life. It also aims to explain why England is the home of football, the birthplace of the world’s most popular sport.
With a history dating back to 700AD, Manchester Cathedral offers a pleasant break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Built in a gothic style, the Cathedral was alsmost destroyed during the IRA bombing and Manchester Blitz, but has since been repaired. You can experience a guided tour of the Cathedral by one of the volunteers or simply explore at your own pace. There is also a visitor centre where you can find out more information about the history of the Cathedral and view the ancient monument – The hanging bridge.
Albert Square is a public square in the centre of Manchester, England
This square is home to the impressive Manchester city hall, which is almost reason in itself to visit the area. It also provides a huge space for many seasonal events, including the famous Manchester Christmas Markets.
The square is also home to stunning buildings and is surely a place worth visiting to get a sense of Manchester’s architectural history.
Free to visit and open seven days a week, it was created more than 100 years ago as a gift to Manchester and its people. This library is a book worm’s dream.
Everyone is welcome in the library, to study, research the collection or simply to enjoy how the space makes you feel.
The library became part of The University of Manchester in 1972 and currently holds the Special Collections of The University of Manchester Library. Mrs Rylands' memorial to her husband is now part of the third largest academic library in the United Kingdom, and the Deansgate building houses over 250,000 printed volumes, and well over a million manuscripts and archival items.
As the most visited Cultural venue in the North West, The Lowry aims to be a place where everyone, regardless of age or experience can get creative.
The Lowry uses visual and performing arts to enrich people’s lives. They present audiences with a diverse programme of theatre, opera, musicals, dance, music, comedy and visual art as well as events and activities to expand the horizons of audiences and artists alike. All year round there is something creative for you to do.