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  1. Add Science and Industry Museum to your Itinerary

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    Science and Industry Museum

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    • Campaign We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go

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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.

  2. Add The University of Manchester to your Itinerary

    The University of Manchester

    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.

  3. Add IWM North to your Itinerary

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    IWM North

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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.

  4. Add East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    East Lancashire Railway

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    • Campaign We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go

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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 Ordsall Hall to your Itinerary

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    Ordsall Hall

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    Ordsall Hall is Salford's 'hidden gem'! Dating back over 600 years, it is one of the region's finest examples of an Elizabethan black and white half-timbered manor-house.

  6. Add The Monastery to your Itinerary

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    The Monastery

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    Manchester’s magnificent Monastery is Edward Pugin’s architectural masterpiece.

  7. Add The John Rylands Research Institute and Library to your Itinerary

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    The John Rylands Research Institute and Library

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    A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Central Library to your Itinerary

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    Central Library

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    The magnificently refurbished Central Library is ‘not only the city’s study, but also the city’s living room’. It's a place to meet and socialise, a place to engage with cultural output, a place that invites you to think and contribute, to be…

  11. Add Staircase House to your Itinerary

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    Staircase House

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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 Lyme Park to your Itinerary

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    Lyme Park

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    Nestling on the edge of the Peak District, Lyme Park was once a great sporting estate and home of the Legh family for over 500 years.

  13. Add Coliseum Theatre and Heritage & Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Coliseum Theatre and Heritage & Arts Centre

    A new Oldham Coliseum Theatre is to take centre stage in Oldham’s new Cultural Quarter.

  14. Add Elizabeth Gaskell's House to your Itinerary

    Elizabeth Gaskell's House

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    • Campaign We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go

    Visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to find out about Elizabeth and William’s work, explore the lives of their daughters and servants and discover the Manchester that the Gaskells knew.

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  15. Add Canal Street to your Itinerary

    Canal Street

    Out and proud bars, restaurants, cafés and clubs offer warm welcomes throughout the day and night.

  16. Add Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre

    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport".

  17. Add The Pankhurst Centre to your Itinerary

    The Pankhurst Centre

    62 Nelson Street, Manchester, the birthplace of the Suffragette movement, is now the Pankhurst Centre.

  18. Add Shambles Square to your Itinerary

    Shambles Square

    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. 

  19. Add Victoria Baths to your Itinerary

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    Victoria Baths

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

  20. Add Fusilier Museum to your Itinerary

    Fusilier Museum

    The Fusilier Museum combines interactive galleries with temporary exhibitions tracing 350 years of Fusiliers Heritage. Located in the centre of Bury with a gift shop.

  21. Add Stockport Air Raid Shelters to your Itinerary

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    Stockport Air Raid Shelters

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    Step back in time and experience the sights and sounds of Britain's Home Front. Wander around authentically reconstructed tunnels which provide you with first hand experience of daily life in 1940s war-torn Britain.

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