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Art & Culture

Everything you need to know about Manchester’s art and culture scenes

The 8 best museums in Manchester
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The 8 best museums in Manchester

Into the history of British democracy? How about football memorabilia? There’s a museum in town for you.

The most striking street art in Manchester
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The most striking street art in Manchester

Thanks to graffiti artists, the face of Manchester is constantly shifting

The best art galleries in Manchester
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The best art galleries in Manchester

From Victorian masterpieces to contemporary art by emerging talent

The greatest theatres in Manchester
Theatre

The greatest theatres in Manchester

We say head to the eccentric, fort-like Contact Theatre for its cutting-edge plays

The best Manchester cinemas
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The best Manchester cinemas

Whether you’re on a date or are on a solo quest for the quirky

The best museums in Manchester

Museum Of Science And Industry In Manchester
Museums

Museum Of Science And Industry In Manchester

This inspiring venue explores how science, innovation and industry have created modern society and continue to shape it

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Attractions

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

This place lay in a derelict state for years. Now it’s renovated it’s worth your time

Imperial War Museum North
Museums

Imperial War Museum North

Architect Daniel Libeskind’s astonishing building is an aluminium-clad landmark on the banks of the Manchester ship canal

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Where else is good for art in Manchester?

The Lowry

The Lowry

This place opened in 2000 as the Millennium Project for the Arts and has gone from strength to strength

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Whitworth Art Gallery
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Whitworth Art Gallery

It’s the Whitworth space itself that impresses as much as the work within

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4 out of 5 stars