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  1. 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.

  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 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.

  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 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. 

  6. Add Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens to your Itinerary

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    Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens

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    Great plantsman's garden with interesting historic features like an Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House. A winter garden containing almost 700 different plant species and a further 1,600 shrubs opened in 2009 .

  7. Add Whitworth Hall to your Itinerary

    Whitworth Hall

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

  8. 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.

  9. Add Central Library to your Itinerary

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    Central Library

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    An incomparable venue in the city.

  10. Add Hall i' th' Wood Museum to your Itinerary

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    Hall i' th' Wood Museum

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    This Grade 1, 16th century half-timbered hall is one of the north-west’s most important buildings.
    Enjoy displays of 17th and early 18th century furniture, objects and artefacts, learn more about the life and work of Samuel Crompton.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Add Fusilier Museum REOPENS 26 JUNE 21 to your Itinerary

    Fusilier Museum REOPENS 26 JUNE 21

    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.

  14. 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.

  15. Add Greater Manchester’s Museum of Transport to your Itinerary

    Greater Manchester’s Museum of Transport

    Home to over seventy historic vehicles from a horse drawn bus of the 1890s to a Metrolink tram prototype! Complete your experience by visiting the Gift Shop and Café, all housed within a bus garage!

  16. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

    Gothic heart of Manchester city centre. Home to the town hall and many seasonal events.

  17. Add Heaton Park Tramway to your Itinerary

    Heaton Park Tramway

    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.

  18. Add Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre

    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions and an excellent Visitor Centre.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Add Bury Transport Museum REOPENS 22 MAY 21 to your Itinerary

    Bury Transport Museum REOPENS 22 MAY 21

    Housed in the beautifully restored Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, next to the East Lancashire Railway, the museum celebrates vintage transport with a collection of vehicles, memorabilia and interactive exhibits.

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