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Manchester: Alan Turing's City Exploration Game

3.7 / 5

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Activity provider: Questo App

Manchester: Alan Turing's City Exploration Game

Activity provider: Questo App

From US$ 5.14 per person

Discover Alan Turing’s Manchester by solving puzzles and unlocking stories on your phone with an app. Play an exploration game while learning about Alan Turing's life and seeing the city's highlights.

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Duration 100 minutes
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Experience

Highlights
  • Feel a rush of excitement as you uncover clues and challenges
  • Discover the buried gift Alan Turing received after his death
  • See where the famous Alan Turing worked after WWII
  • Enjoy a blend of a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt
  • Take a peek into LGBTQ+ Manchester; learn about Alan Turing
Full description

Explore Manchester in a unique way: on an exploration game using an app on your phone using. Embark on a treasure hunt of the city, unlocking clues along your way to discover the famous mathematician's, Alan Turing, connection to this city. See famous sights along the way, including the Alan Turing Memorial and Manchester University.

Take the role of a student who unwittingly comes into the possession of a letter signed by Alan Turing himself. As you solve challenges on your app, the engaging story unfolds and exact directions on your phone guide you to your next location.

Best of all, explore Manchester at your own pace, pausing the game for a coffee or food break and resuming it anytime from the location where you paused it.

Includes
  • City exploration game via an app
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Tour guide
  • Entry tickets to attractions
  • Smartphone or tablet
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

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Please arrive at the meeting point and start the game.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • You can play offline
  • After booking, you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone
  • You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game
  • It's recommended that each user buys a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 /5

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What a really fun and immersive way to experience Manchester! Learn some of the history of Manchester and the remarkable Alan Turing... and it's rather fitting the game features live puzzles on-location, and is full of fun facts... all from the Questo app! We had a blast, thanks.

July 27, 2022

Super fun tour that lets you get to know Manchester better. There are still a few mistakes in it, so the system calculates some answers wrong that are correct. And towards the end the directions get a bit complicated. But well worth it up to two thirds.

May 29, 2022

Directions were very poor, meaning we spent far too long on each stage and ended up giving up and doing something more interesting about a third of the way through. The same facts about Turing were repeated again and again as if just filling up space and the "story" was beyond weak. Overall, largely a waste of time and money.

July 12, 2022

Product ID: 413424