Explore MediaCityUK & The Quays

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Discover Greater Manchester’s world-class entertainment, architecture, exhibitions and get a sneaky peek behind the scenes at the BBC.

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Start your day with a visit to IWM North. Housed in the iconic Daniel Libeskind designed building, the free to enter museum features a range of exhibitions, tours and activities to consider all year round.

Located across the water is MediaCityUK the new home of the BBC. Take a peek behind the scenes and walk in the footsteps of some of your favourite celebrities by going on a BBC tour. A guide will show you around the studios and give you a fascinating insight into how TV and radio work.
 
Finish your day off by crossing the footbridge to visit the world-class visual and performing arts centre The Lowry. Inside you will find two stunning theatres which offer a variety of performance from ballet, drama, opera, comedy and music, alongside galleries showcasing artists of local, national and international renown.

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