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People's History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER

  • On foot – the museum is on the corner of Left Bank and Bridge Street in the Spinningfields area of Manchester city centre, 5 minutes’ walk from Kendals / House of Fraser on Deansgate
  • By bike – bike racks are located outside The Left Bank cafe bar entrance on Bridge Street.  Visit Transport for Greater Manchester cycling pages for more information on cycling in Manchester
  • Rail station – Salford Central (2 mins’ walk)
  • Metrolink station – St Peter’s Square (10 mins’ walk)
  • Bus stop (1, 8, 12, 25, 26, 31, 32, 36, 37, 50, X34) – Bridge Street (2 mins’ walk)
  • Metroshuttle stop – Bridge Street (no 1) and Gartside Street (no 3) (2 mins’ walk)
  • Car park – New Quay Street, Spinningfields/Bridge Street/New Bailey Street (2-5 mins’ walk)
  • Special Discount Parking Voucher – valid at the New Quay Street, Spinningfields NCP Car Park.  Pay only £5.00 for a whole day’s parking and you could save up to £13.00 in parking charges.  Pick up a discount voucher from the museum’s reception desk
  • Free parking for disabled drivers – when a valid Blue Badge is displayed in the vehicle
    (as of May 2013):

- Bridge Street NCP car park (opposite the museum)
- On-street parking meters, without time limit (nearest meters: New Bailey Street)
- Pay-and-display machine parking bays, without time limit (nearest bays: Stanley Street by the Mark Addy pub)
- Designated on-street accessible parking bays, without time limit (nearest 5 bays: St Mary’s Street, off Deansgate, side of Kendals / House of Fraser)

  • Coaches – Drop off only outside the museum, opposite the main entrance on Left Bank

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