When is the Coronation Street Experience open?
The Coronation Street Experience is located on a live working set, as such filming schedules dictate opening hours.
The Full Experience, where guests get to walk on the famous cobbles and see the exhibition is open most weekends (subject to availability and filming plans).
The Coronation Street Experience reserves the right to withdraw a date from sale, subject to demand or production schedules. We always advise guests to pre-book their visit with us via the website. We are unable to guarantee availability on the day.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Coronation Street Experience accessible for wheelchair users?
Yes, but please note that the guided tour includes uneven surfaces that may pose challenges. For full details, we recommend reading our accessibility statement.
Will we be able to meet the cast?
Yes! Guests have the exciting opportunity to meet members of the Coronation Street cast on our extra-special Star Tours. This is a unique experience that allows fans to interact with their favourite characters and take home unforgettable memories. Please note that availability may vary, so we recommend booking in advance to ensure you get the full Star Tours experience.
Why do you keep the name of the Star Tours cast member a mystery?
Due to the nature of the show, filming schedules and cast call times can change. As a result, if we were to promote a specific cast member, we couldn’t guarantee their appearance and we don’t want you to be disappointed.
What is the address?
The Coronation Street Experience
Trafford Wharf Road
Where do I go when I arrive?
When you arrive, head to our entrance opposite the Imperial War Museum. There will be signage and members of our team waiting there to greet you.
How long is the tour?
The Coronation Street Experience guided tour lasts for 90 minutes. We recommend arriving a little earlier to ensure you’re ready to begin your journey through the iconic street right on time. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes, as you’ll be on your feet exploring the rich history and captivating stories of this beloved TV show.
Will there be anywhere to get a drink or snack?
Absolutely! Within our Visitor Centre, we have a café that offers a range of refreshments. Guests can choose from a selection of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, cakes, and snacks. It’s the perfect spot to refuel and reminisce about the tour or to simply relax and enjoy the ambiance.
When will more dates become available to book my tour?
The Coronation Street Experience takes place on an active TV set, which means we have limited dates available for tours. Whenever new dates are set to be released, we always make announcements on our social media channels. To stay updated on the latest availability and other news, we recommend following us on our social media platforms. This way, you’ll be among the first to know when you can book your next tour!
Will I be able to see inside the studio sets?
The Coronation Street Experience primarily focuses on the external sets. However, for those keen to get a glimpse of the iconic interiors, our Exhibition features replica sets of The Dobbs, Rovers Return, and Roy’s Rolls. While you won’t be touring the actual studio sets, these replicas provide a close look at some of the show’s most memorable locations.
How can I get in touch with someone about making an amendment to my booking?
We have a Get In Touch section on our website which you can use to contact us about any queries you have and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.
Can we take pictures?
Absolutely! We encourage visitors to capture their memorable moments. You are welcome to take as many pictures as you want during your visit. We just ask that you be respectful of any areas or moments where photography might not be permitted, which will be clearly indicated by our staff. Enjoy, snap away and tag us with #CoronationStreetExperience!
ITV Tours and Attractions
Do ITV run other tours and attractions?
Do you sell any Coronation Street official merchandise?
Yes, you’ll have the opportunity to visit our gift shop during your experience, filled with mementos from your visit from the cobbles. Alternatively, a selection of fan favourites are available to purchase here on our online ITV shop.
Tickets & Vouchers
Are Carers tickets available?
Certainly! You do not need to purchase a carer ticket in advance of your visit. When you arrive, simply bring your carer along with the necessary proof, and a member of our Admissions Team will grant them entry on the day. We appreciate the essential role carers play and are committed to making your experience as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
How do I redeem a Voucher Code or Gift Voucher?
If you’ve received a Coronation Street Experience voucher as a gift, have your voucher code(s) to hand and click the BOOK NOW button at the top of this page or simply click here and select Redeem Voucher.
You’ll then be asked to add your voucher code(s) to the booking system, before selecting the date and time of your visit. The system will then take you through the booking process and you’ll receive a confirmation email
For third party gift vouchers, have all your codes to hand, click the “Book Now” Button located at the top of the page or simply click here.
You’ll then be required to add your voucher code or serial number to the booking system, before selecting the date and time of your visit.
The system will then take you through the booking process and you’ll receive a confirmation email.
Can I make a booking for children?
Yes, you can book child admission however, you will not be able to book a single child ticket without an adult ticket. Child tickets are from ages 4 to 16 and under 4s go free.
How do I use my Visit Manchester Pass?
To use your Visit Manchester Pass please follow the below steps:
1 – Go to https://www.coronationstreetexperience.co.uk/book-now/ choose the Coronation Street Tour & Exhibition. Add one ticket to your basket, then click on Book Now.
2 – Choose your date and timeslot. Select ‘No, Thank you’ when presented with the additional upsell options, then to go to your Basket.
3 – Click on ‘Enter Promo/Voucher Code’ and enter your unique discount code. You will then be able to checkout for free.
You should repeat for each pass.
Please note: for child admission, please select a Student ticket as you will not be able to book a single child ticket without an adult ticket.
You will need to show your booking confirmation and your valid Visit Manchester Pass when you arrive for your tour.
Do you offer a NHS/Bluelight discount?
Yes, we offer a 15% discount for all bluelight holders and NHS workers. This discount is bookable using the code ‘ BLCSE15’ for weekend standard tours and is subject to availability.
For exhibition only visits, use the code ‘BLEXHIBITION15’.
Please note our check in team will ask to see your work ID on the date of your visit.