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  • Anson Engine Museum

    Anson Engine Museum

    Heritage / Visitor CentreAs featured on TV, this multi award winning museum in the Cheshire Peak District has a great deal to offer visitors.

  • ARTZU Gallery

    ARTZU Gallery

    GalleryPrepare to be wowed by the varying styles and breadth of the collections.

  • Astley Green Colliery Museum

    Astley Green Colliery Museum

    Historic SiteThe site of a fully operational mine until 30 years ago, Astley Green Colliery has now been restored. See Europe's largest steam winding engine, the magnificent engine house and outdoor displays of industrial artefacts.

  • Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive

    Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive

    ArticleThis hub of activity in the heart of Bolton has enough variety for repeat visits.

  • Bolton Steam Museum

    Bolton Steam Museum

    MuseumThe Museum is operated by the Northern Mill Engine Society, who have rescued and restored 25 of the old stationary steam engines which once powered the cotton mills of Lancashire and Yorkshire.

  • Bramall Hall

    Bramall Hall

    Historic House / PalaceThis magical Tudor manor house is set in 60 acres of parkland with lakes, woods and gardens. The house contains 16thC wall paintings, Elizabethan fine plaster ceilings, Victorian kitchens and servants' quarters.

  • Bury Art Museum

    Bury Art Museum

    GalleryShowcasing some of the best of international and local art, Bury Art Museum is the ideal attraction for those looking for a warm, welcoming attraction to enjoy art and discover more about Bury’s rich history.

  • Bury Sculpture Centre

    Bury Sculpture Centre

    Arts CentreBury Sculpture Centre, in the town's cultural quarter brings some of the bestin international art and culture to local audiences and visitors.

  • Bury Transport Museum

    Bury Transport Museum

    ArticleThe industrial heritage of the North West is brought to life before visitors very eyes at Bury Transport Museum

  • Bury Transport Museum video

    Bury Transport Museum video

    ArticleA look inside

  • Castlefield Gallery

    Castlefield Gallery

    ArticleA contemporary art gallery with a changing programme of exhibitions and educational events

  • Central Art Gallery

    Central Art Gallery

    Arts CentreCentral Art Gallery is a real gem. Located above the library, these beautiful gallery spaces host a varied programme of temporary exhibitions.

  • Chetham's Library

    Chetham's Library

    Historic SiteA seventeenth-century library, believed to be the oldest public library in England.

  • Chuck Gallery

    Chuck Gallery

    GalleryChuck Gallery is an independent commercial gallery dealing in carefully selected and unique fine art.

  • City Airport

    City Airport

    AirportTours of the airfield will usually include a look around each aircraft hangar, aircraft maintenance facilities, the main aircraft apron and fuelling facilities and a visit to Air Traffic Control.