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  1. Add Manchester Town Hall to your Itinerary

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

  2. Add IWM North to your Itinerary

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    IWM North is about people and their stories, about how lives have been and still are shaped by war and conflict.

  3. Add The John Rylands Library to your Itinerary

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    A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

  4. Add East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    A twelve mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming villages and picturesque scenery with well-equipped stations boasting cafés, pubs, gift shops and more.

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  5. Add The University of Manchester to your Itinerary

    The University of Manchester holds a special place in history. Its origins as England’s first civic university are closely linked to Manchester’s development as the world’s first industrial city.

  6. Add Tatton Park to your Itinerary

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    Rural, stately beauty on Manchester's doorstep

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  7. Add Science and Industry Museum to your Itinerary

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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.

  8. Add Haigh Woodland Park to your Itinerary

    Explore and enjoy the stunning parkland, woodland and plantations at Haigh Hall at Country Park.

  9. Add Central Library to your Itinerary

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    An incomparable venue in the city.

  10. Add Museum of the Manchester Regiment to your Itinerary

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

  11. Add Staircase House to your Itinerary

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    This exciting attraction invites you to time travel through the history of Staircase House from 1460 to WWII. The entire 18-room town house is fully interactive.

  12. Add Heaton Park Tramway to your Itinerary

    The country’s only restored tramway set in the picturesque surrounds of Heaton Park. Visitors can enjoy a tram ride and take a look at the free museum, which contains artefacts and historic accounts.

  13. Add Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum to your Itinerary

    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.

  14. A 69,000 square ft. not for profit multi-arts venue, The Old Courts aims to bring innovative art, music, comedy, dance and spoken word to Wigan.

  15. Add Whitworth Hall to your Itinerary

    The neo-Gothic Whitworth Building is a real Manchester treasure.

  16. Add Victoria Baths to your Itinerary

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    Although closed since 1993, the building retains much of it's stained glass and tiling.

  17. Add Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe to your Itinerary

    Full of fun activities for the kids, fascinating facts for adults and, for the not so young, a chance to share some cherished memories. Come and discover Rochdale's past and, perhaps, help shape its future.

  18. Add Portland Basin Museum to your Itinerary

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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.

  19. Add Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    A stunning interior with the best late medieval woodwork in the north.

  20. Add Shambles Square to your Itinerary

    Shambles Square is a historic square situated right next to Exchange Square Metrolink station and is home to four main pubs / bars: Crown & Anchor, The Old Wellington Inn, Sinclairs Oyster Bar and The Mitre Hotel. 

  21. The present St Oswald Church was built in 1358 but since then parts of it have been rebuilt or restored. The Tower remains over 600 years old but the South Aisle was rebuilt in 1530 (and restored again in 1836). The North Aisle was rebuilt in 1580.…

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