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Old Trafford: Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

1. Old Trafford: Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

Connect with sport's history with this tour of the Manchester United Museum and the Old Trafford Stadium. Learn about the club's history and achievements as you explore the museum. Take a tour of Old Trafford and sit in your favorite player's seat in the dressing room. Visit the museum to see fascinating club memorabilia and interactive exhibits. Experience the thrill of strolling through the players’ tunnel towards the pitch. Sit in the dugout and try planning your game tactics as Sir Alex Ferguson did for many years. See the press room where the manager makes his statement after each home gam. Visit the VIP room that has hosted big names over the years, including celebrities and many former players. Receive a personalized certificate to commemorate your visit to Old Trafford.

Manchester: City Center Canal Cruise

2. Manchester: City Center Canal Cruise

See Manchester from another perspective on a scenic canal cruise. Make your way along the Manchester Ship Canal and River Irwell, admiring some of the city's key sights including Manchester United's home ground and the historic Stephenson's Railway Bridge. Board the cruise in central Manchester and embark on a trip to the heart of Manchester's old docklands and the center of the city. See sights from the modern Media City, now home to the BBC and the new home of ITV's Coronation Street, to the imposing Old Trafford football stadium and George Stephenson’s railway bridge from 1830. Pass by the first of the 120-meter-long locks of the Manchester Ship Canal, admiring the impressive Imperial War Museum and old Pomona Docks before heading into the heart of Manchester along the River Irwell. During the cruise, listen to commentary that describes the history of the Manchester Ship Canal. Learn about the industries that made the city one of the powerhouses of Europe in the 19th century and hear about the exciting future that's currently being built.

Manchester: City Bus Tour

3. Manchester: City Bus Tour

Explore the birthplace of the industrial revolution aboard the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus in Manchester and learn more about the city's contribution to science, politics, music, arts and sport. Hop-on and off at any of the 15 stops on a route that has been carefully planned to include key sights such as Manchester Town Hall, the National Football Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry and Manchester United Football Club. Hop-off at Salford Quays to visit the famous Lowry art gallery and Imperial War Museum North in the stunning building by Daniel Libeskind. Discover the new media hub where the BBC and ITV have located their TV studios, and avail of the canal-side shops and restaurants. 

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What people are saying about Old Trafford

You get to walk through the tunnel ; where the home and away teams converge before entering the pitch. You get to see the different stands and also go into press conference room. The highlight is going into the dressing room. Now that’s something special. You can take a photo on your favourite players seat. You also get to seat in the teams seating area on match days. At the end of it all you get to purchase any merchandise of your choice in the store. Absolutely fabulous I loved it

Enjoyable morning with my daughter. Snacks and an assortment of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks available. Clean toilets. Clear and informative audio throughout. Excellent value for money. My second time enjoying this activity and will definitely be returning.

booked this tour for my husband & we rly enjoyed it! was very cool & informative without being too lengthy. big shoutout to John & Dan, they were rly funny & just great lads. overall loved this iconic tour

It was a once in a lifetime experience. It was very well organized and we got to see the entire iconic stadium.

Good route. Clear voice guide. Very good value for money. Highly recommendable.