Manchester is one of the important cities of Britain. It is the best trading and economic centre of the world since long time. There are many big industries in Manchester city and textile of the city is well known all over the world.
Tourist Places in Manchester:
Manchester is full of tourist’s attractions and there are large numbers of museums which are the landmark to show the industrial revolution in the city. Few major attractions are as below:
Tutankhamun Tomb and Treasures:
This is the tomb of a boy king and was re discovered in 1922. You can make a pleasant journey to the place and spend a good time. There is a great space for exhibition and you can see ancient Egyptian world of life.
This is one of the biggest parks in Manchester and also the biggest green space in the city. You can see the attractive view views of town and out to the Pennines. If you are travelling with family, there is children’s playground, rowing boats, woodland walks and cycle paths.
Museum of Science, Industry and Transport:
This Museum has a number of designs and plans of machines, buildings and projects. Major designs for trains, air craft’s and industry. Transport museum is dedicated to large transportation system in Britain. There is a huge space of equipments inside the museum and you can see photos of different transport modes.
You can get a direct bus service to the museum from Manchester Victoria Station. Harry Potter movie was shooted in this museum and many other movies were filmed there. Opening timings for the museum are 10.00 am to 4.00 pm for all days of the month except 1st Sunday. It is located Off Oxford Road/Wilmslow Road main south exit from town centre, about 2 miles, near University Medical School.
Manchester Museum and Art Gallery:
There are many famous museums in Manchester and they all are under the control of the University Of Manchester. Astley Green Colliery Museum, Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port, Bolton Steam Museum, Broadcasting Museum, Chester, Bury Museum & Art Gallery, Cheshire Military Museum, Clitheroe Castle Museum, Former Lancashire Mining Museum, Salford, Gallery of Costume – Platt Hall, Greater Manchester Police Museum are few major museums in Manchester.