Museums, art galleries and exhibitions in Manchester
Looking for museums and art galleries in Manchester?
A Northern powerhouse, Manchester is home to exciting contemporary art galleries, specialist museums including IWM North, and Manchester Art Gallery’s renowned collection of Pre-Raphaelite art.
Start planning the perfect day in Manchester by finding the right museum or art gallery for you.
Popular Manchester exhibitions
Visit these exhibitions in Manchester with your National Art Pass
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An insider's guide to Manchester
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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.