MediaCityUK is a 200-acre mixed-use property development on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal in Salford and Trafford.

Follow in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities on a BBC or CBBC tour or get closer to the action as part of the audience at one of the many shows!

Walk down the famous cobbles of Weatherfield at Coronation Street The Tour, shop until you drop at The Lowry Outlet or take a boat trip on the Manchester Ship Canal

If history is for you, spend some time at IWM North with an award-winning immersive experience.

Media City UK is only 15 minutes drive or is just 24 minutes on the blue tram line from Piccadilly Gardens, just in front of Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Science and Industry Museum

Science and Industry Museum

The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city’s achievements in these fields.

The 50-year-old museum is contained within a globally important heritage site comprising of 5 listed buildings, including two which are listed Grade 1.

Discover stories about ideas that changed the world, from the Industrial Revolution to today and beyond.

The Science and Industry Museum is only 15 minutes on the blue/purple tram lines from Piccadilly Gardens, or a 10 minute drive from Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

Things to see and do in Manchester

Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there are plenty of things to do in Manchester.

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