Time to waste in Manchester/Liverpool tomorrow

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  1. Chapeltom

    Chapeltom Established Member

    23 Feb 2010
    Tainan, Taiwan.
    Hi all

    I finish Uni at 11am tomorrow, probably a bit earlier but I'm going to a paid focus group session in Manchester at 4pm. I don't want to go home, as it would be pointless and costly.

    The pub is out of the question unfortunately, anyone know any attractions that are free in Manchester and/or Liverpool?

    I'll have a Chapel en le Frith to Southport return so can go anywhere between Liverpool and Manchester, Liverpool and Southport.

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  3. tony_mac

    tony_mac Established Member

    25 Feb 2009
    What sort of things do you want to do?

    There's a number of free museums and galleries in both cities.
    I can think of war, costume, maritime (including slavery), local history, historical art, modern art, science and industry as well as more general museums.

    (As an easy suggestion, within about 500 metres of Lime St there is St George's Hall, Walker Art Gallery and World Museum Liverpool - all free.)
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    I had another thought, for future reference.....

    Do you know about the Sconul access scheme?

    You need to get a card from your library, but then you can visit many other university libraries across the country.
    Unfortunately, you won't be able to borrow books (research students can) - but it gives you somewhere to sit and read/work, and you should be able to get wifi access with eduroam.

    The LSE have some very nice beanbags if you are there and fancy a nap!
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