For millions of people around the world, Manchester is synonymous with the city’s two great football clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City. If you can’t get to a match, a tour of Old Trafford stadium is a fascinating experience. Manchester is also home to the National Football Museum, where some unique exhibits illustrate the history of the game.
People will be less aware of the city’s scientific heritage. At the University of Manchester the atom was first split. In the same institution, the world’s first computer with a stored program was built. Explore these and other scientific landmarks at the Museum of Science and Industry.