Saturday 26th October, 12.15pm & 2.15pm
Join IWM North Director, Graham Boxer, for a 30-minute walk and talk around the Main Exhibition Space to find out more about the changes in the impact of conflict on civilians from the First World War to now. Discover iconic objects from the weapons of years gone by to a piece of steelwork recovered from the ruins of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center following the al-Qaeda attacks of Tuesday 11 September 2001.
THIS IS A FREE TICKET ONLY EVENT AS PART OF THE QUAYS OPEN DAY.
BOOKINGS CAN BE MADE FROM 9TH OCTOBER VIA QUAY TICKETS ON 0843 208 0500 / IN PERSON AT THE LOWRY BOX OFFICE.
Travel disruption this weekend (25 – 27 October)
This weekend, work begins to remove the old cargo cranes at the entrance to Salford Quays from Trafford Road. The Quays road will be closed from the junction with Waterfront Quay and Capital Quay to the junction at Furness Quay from 8pm on Friday, 25 October to 6am on Monday, 28 October. All Metrolink services in the immediate area are also affected.
As such, it is very important that you allow additional time for your journey to The Quays.
Planning to travel by car?
An alternative route to The Lowry by car would be to take the Broadway turning from Trafford Road and follow it round to The Quays road (passing the Harbour City Metrolink stop). Accessing The Lowry via the crossing at Huron Basin.
Planning to travel by Metrolink?
A replacement bus service will operate on the Eccles to Deansgate-Castlefield via MediaCityUK line. Replacement buses do not call at Pomona. Passengers for Pomona should use replacement bus stops at Exchange Quay. Please buy your ticket from a Metrolink ticket machine before boarding the replacement bus.
For details of the bus stops on this replacement service, click the link to the right
Planning to travel by bus?
Local bus services to Salford Quays will follow authorised diversions put in place by Transport for Greater Manchester.
Please allow extra time for your journey. For more information about journey planning, click the link to the right.