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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 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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  3. 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.

  4. Add The John Rylands Library to your Itinerary

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    A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

  5. Add Tatton Park to your Itinerary

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    Rural, stately beauty on Manchester's doorstep

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  6. 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.

  7. 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.

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

    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!

  9. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

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

  10. Add Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum to your Itinerary

    Celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and fire engineering. Boasting a large collection of vintage fire engines as well as medals, equipment, photographs and more!

  11. Add Rochdale Pioneers Museum to your Itinerary

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

  12. Add Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    In March 2013 the brand new Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre opened it's doors.

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  13. 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. 

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

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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.

  15. Add Ordsall Hall to your Itinerary

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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.

  16. Add Elizabeth Gaskell's House to your Itinerary

    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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  17. Add The Pankhurst Centre to your Itinerary

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

  18. Add Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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

  19. 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.

  20. Add Stockport Air Raid Shelters to your Itinerary

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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.

  21. Add Canal Street to your Itinerary

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

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