Visit Salford | Discover the history in the city
Modern History brings to life our industrial heritage, where inventions and achievements are the highlights and where you can unearth the stories that have shaped the modern world.
Visit the places where history defined the happening, where tradition became trend and where belief broke down boundaries. From awe-inspiring architecture to engineering endeavour, Modern History is for everyone. Families can learn whilst having fun, adults can experience exhibitions along with the amazing and adverse lives of their ancestors, history experts can delve into the dramatic stories of the people and places that dominated our industrial past, which in turn shaped the present.
It's history at its most engaging, with unforgettable accounts, anecdotes and incidents that express the richness of yesteryear, venues packed with paraphernalia, which pioneered international industry.
Modern History showcases the best of the region's/the North West's museums, mills, railways and attractions, with walking trails, endless events and exhibitions for you to explore... WHAT WILL YOU DISCOVER?