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  1. Add Manchester Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Manchester Town Hall

    Built in 1877, Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, neo-gothic classic and home of the Council.

  2. Add Science and Industry Museum to your Itinerary

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    Science and Industry Museum

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    Home to the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and the world’s first railway warehouse. Encounter amazing objects and find out about ideas that were born in Manchester and changed the world forever.

  3. Add People's History Museum to your Itinerary

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    People's History Museum

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    People’s History Museum (PHM) is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

  4. Add Manchester Museum to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Museum

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    Lots of amazing sights from the natural world and different cultures.

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  5. Add Rochdale Pioneers Museum to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Pioneers Museum

    The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative movement.

  6. Add Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum to your Itinerary

    Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

    This museum celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and fire engineering. It boasts a large collection of vintage fire engines as well as medals, equipment, photographs and more.

  7. Add Runway Visitor Park to your Itinerary

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    Runway Visitor Park

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    The Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport is home to five aircraft, including the legendary Concorde G-BOAC. The Park’s other aircraft are Nimrod, the DC-10, Trident and the AVRO RJX. Learn more about them below.

  8. Add Fletcher Moss Park to your Itinerary

    Fletcher Moss Park

    Renowned for their botanical beauty, the gardens contain many antiquated and unusual plants and flowers. The park has many of its original features. One being the orchid houses situated in the Parsonage Gardens adjacent to Fletcher Moss.

  9. Add Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art to your Itinerary

    Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art

    Part of the region's rich Chinese heritage showcasing contemporary Chinese art in the UK.

  10. Add Museum of the Manchester Regiment to your Itinerary

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    Museum of the Manchester Regiment

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    The museum tells the story of the Regiment and it's soldiers through 200 years of history.

  11. Add Healey Dell Nature Reserve & Tea Rooms to your Itinerary

    Healey Dell Nature Reserve & Tea Rooms

    Healey Dell is a beauty spot and wildlife sanctuary rich in industrial archaeology, 2 miles from Rochdale town centre on the way to Whitworth and Bacup.

  12. Add Clwydian Range and Dee Valley to your Itinerary

    Clwydian Range and Dee Valley

    Set out on horseback, jump on a mountain bike or stride out on foot to discover the gorgeous hillsides, forests and heathlands of North East Wales.

  13. Add Chorlton Water Park to your Itinerary

    Chorlton Water Park

    Local nature reserve and site of biological importance. Canoeing, dinghy, sailing, windsurfing, angling, horse riding, orienteering, model boating and children's play area.

  14. Add Salford Museum and Art Gallery to your Itinerary

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    Salford Museum and Art Gallery

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    There is always something for everyone at Salford Museum and Art Gallery, from hands-on activities to modern art!

  15. Add Chetham's Library to your Itinerary

    Chetham's Library

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

  16. Add Portland Basin Museum to your Itinerary

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    Portland Basin Museum

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    In the attractive, waterside setting of Portland Basin, the newly refurbished Heritage centre celebrates the people, events and industries, which have shaped the history of Tameside over the past two hundred years.

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