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Manchester: City Highlights Exploration Game

2.3 / 5

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Activity provider: Questo App

Manchester: City Highlights Exploration Game

Activity provider: Questo App

From US$ 6.98 per person

Discover Manchester’s best sights, follow clues, and solve puzzles. Play a mobile exploration game as a character who must save a woman who was wrongly committed to a life sentence in an asylum.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Explore Manchester sites like the Football Museum and Piccadilly Gardens
  • Play on your own, in a group, or compete in groups and meet at the finish
  • Learn all about the fascinating story of the cute symbol of Manchester
  • Try the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt
  • Discover the unique history Manchester and learn about a former asylum
Full description

Get ready for an exciting adventure in the city of Manchester, and discover its best sights while solving puzzles and following clues to the next location with this exciting self-guided mobile exploration game.

Receive instructions on how to download and play the game via email, and begin at Manchester Cathedral. Reenact the role of a character on a quest to save a woman wrongly committed to a life sentence in an asylum.

Solve challenges and explore as the story unfolds and directions guide you to the next location. Enjoy an exciting and unique adventure through the city of Manchester and explore the city in a new way.

Set aside time to complete the game or explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime, and play offline if you wish. Finish the game at the Science and Industry Museum.

  • A city exploration game available on your phone
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Live guide
  • Entry tickets to attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

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

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Meeting point

Go to Manchester Cathedral and open the app and follow the instructions.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game
  • Play on your own, in a group or in smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game
  • It is recommended that each user purchase a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone
Customer reviews

Overall rating

2.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

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The way descriptions are very poorly done, we could absolutely not find the stops based on the descriptions. The story is also way too complicated. We were forced to pull up the map in order to find the next stops. After a while we just followed the map, skipped the story completely and just read the infos about the sights. An absolute no go for families with children as it is way too complicated. The reason why I gave 2 stars is only because the sights were described relatively well. Even though some of the infos are not up to date e.g. the bee mural is being renovated at the moment and you can’t see it…

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April 10, 2022

Not recommendable! The whole tour hasn't been updated since a long time and it is not working anymore, e.g. some houses/buildings no longer exist at all.

May 18, 2022


Product ID: 412902