Photo: David Levene 2015
A Northern powerhouse, Manchester is home to exciting contemporary art galleries, specialist museums including IWM North, and of course, Manchester Art Gallery’s renowned collection of Pre-Raphaelite art.
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The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.