20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Ford Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Ford

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Ford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 73 Ford museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Father and son at Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Manchester Art Gallery was a finalist in the 2010 Guardian Family Friendly Museum of the Year award. That's because they have lots on offer for famil...

Cells at Greater Manchester Police Museum

Greater Manchester Police Museum

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At the Greater Manchester Police Museum, discover the stories of cops and robbers while learning loads about local history in one of the city’s earli...

Vintage buses at Museum of Transport in Cheetam Hill

Museum of Transport

  • Cheetam Hill
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take a trip back in time with one of Britain's biggest collections of restored buses, coaches and trams at the Museum of Transport. From a Victorian...

Outside view of The Manchester Museum

The Manchester Museum

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Manchester Museum was the winner of the Lever Prize 2015! Wander round The Manchester Museum's amazing galleries full of treasures from the natur...

Outside view of Elizabeth Gaskells House in Manchester

Elizabeth Gaskells House

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Elizabeth Gaskell's House is still a place for all the family even 150 years later! You'll stand on the same doorstep as many of her famous friends,...

The Whitaker

The Whitaker

  • Rawtenstall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Set in a stunning park area in the heart of Rossendale Valley, The Whitaker (previously Rossendale Museum & Art Gallery) is a local Lancashire ge...

Sunset at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre in Macclesfield

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Macclesfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Jodrell Bank is a fun day out for all the family. Within the Planet Pavilion you will find the Cafe with outside terrace which offers fantastic views...

Exhibition room at Hat Works in Stockport

Hat Works Museum of Hatting

  • Stockport
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Come try on hats from all eras of history, see which suits you best. You never know, might find a stylish hat and learn something new. Join your tour...

Tour guide at Air Raid Shelters in Stockport

Air Raid Shelters

  • Stockport
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Air Raid Shelters Stockport, gives you and the kids the opportunity to come and experience life as it was during a 'black out' in wartime Britain, su...

Entrance to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Visitor Centre in Wrexham

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Visitor Centre

  • Wrexham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Visitor Centre provides an awe inspiring day out that everyone in the family will enjoy, with amazing views and a 200 year...

Touchstones Museum and Gallery

Touchstones Museum and Gallery

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Kids are not allowed to touch anything in museums - boring, right? Touchstones Museum in Rochdale, however, is different. Created to make history eng...

Nostalgic chocolate wrappers exhibit at Llandudno Chocolate Experience

Llandudno Chocolate Experience

  • Llandudno
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Got choc-a-holics at home? Visit the Llandudno Chocolate Experience to explore the delicious history of chocolate. Follow the 5000 years’ journey of...

Store at Home Front Experience in Llandudno

Home Front Experience

  • Llandudno
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of civilian life during the Second World War at this unique living history museum. Take a self-guided tour a...

Outside view of Clitheroe Castle Museum

Clitheroe Castle Museum

  • Clitheroe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Clitheroe Castle Museum is now fully open after a complete makeover, the Museum stands high on Castle Hill, in the shadow of the Castle Keep, an imag...

Kids playing on computers at Portland Basin Museum in Ashton-under-Lyne

Portland Basin Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Portland Basin Museum is housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse in Ashton-under-Lyne. The museum combines a lively mode...

Outside view of Towneley Hall Museum in Burnley

Towneley Hall Museum

  • Burnley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Towneley Hall Museum is a Burnley's Art Gallery and Museum set in the town's largest park provides a wonderful day out for all the family. With an ex...

Outside view of Congleton Museum

Congleton Museum

  • Congleton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Congleton Museum tells the fascinating story of the area from prehistoric times, through the English Civil War, and the heyday of the textile industr...

Outside view of Queen Street Mill Textile Museum in Burnley

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

  • Burnley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum allows you to experience the days when cotton was king and steam ran the world. You will be amazed to see the fascin...

Outside view of Lancaster City Museum

Lancaster City Museum

  • Lancaster
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Lancaster City Museum is a great place to start if you are visiting the city and want to know more about it or even if you have lived there all your...

Fishing boat at Lancaster Maritime Museum

Lancaster Maritime Museum

  • Lancaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dive right into history at the Lancaster Maritime Museum! You will feel as though you’ve been thrown right into the century as you explore the mariti...

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