The best museums in Manchester in 2022

These are the top 10 best museums in Manchester, England, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Manchester, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Manchester.

These are the best museums in Manchester:

  1. Museum of Science and Industry1

    Museum of Science and Industry

    Manchester
    Museum of Science and Industry is a museum in Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to: industry, social history, costume and textiles, photography, archives, science and technology, aviation, land transport, trade and commerce, decorative and applied art and personalities. Key themes, pe
  2. The Manchester City F.C Museum and Stadium Tour2

    The Manchester City F.C Museum and Stadium Tour

    Manchester
    The Manchester City F.C Museum and Stadium Tour is a museum in Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to: personalities, sport and social history. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: history of manchester city football club.
  3. National Football Museum3

    National Football Museum

    Manchester
    National Football Museum is a museum in Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to: world cultures, design, social history and architecture.
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  5. Manchester Museum4

    Manchester Museum

    Manchester
    Encounter Manchester Museum’s assortment of treasures from the natural world and the many cultures it is home to. It includes dinosaurs, mummies and live amphibians and reptiles. Manchester Museum features exhibits related to: archives, religion, costume and textiles, coins and medals, decorative an
  6. Manchester Art Gallery5

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Manchester
    Manchester Art Gallery is a museum in Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to Fine Art, Archaeology and Decorative and Applied Art. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include Designated Collection.
  7. People's History Museum6

    People's History Museum

    Manchester
    People's History Museum is a museum in Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to: design, photography, costume and textiles, industry, performing arts, fine art, archives, coins and medals, personalities, trade and commerce, social history, music and decorative and applied art.
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  9. Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives7

    Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives

    Manchester
    Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives is a museum in Northern Quarter, Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to: costume and textiles, social history, weapons and war, personalities, photography, coins and medals, land transport and archives.
  10. Whitworth Art Gallery8

    Whitworth Art Gallery

    Manchester
    Whitworth Art Gallery features an internationally important collection of 55,000 artworks.
  11. Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester9

    Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester

    Cheetham Hill
    Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester is a museum in Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to: archives, social history and land transport. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: victorian horse bus, greater manchester, lancashire united, public transport, ticket machine
  12. Victoria Baths10

    Victoria Baths

    Manchester
    Victoria Baths is a museum in Manchester. The museum features exhibits related to Architecture, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Archives, Sport, Social History, Film and Media, Music and Performing Arts.

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