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  1. 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.

  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 East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    East Lancashire Railway

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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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  4. Add Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Cathedral

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

  5. Add Quarry Bank to your Itinerary

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    Quarry Bank

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    A working 18th Century water powered cotton mill set in beautiful National Trust country parkland in the Cheshire village of Styal.

  6. 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…

  7. Add Elizabeth Gaskell's House to your Itinerary

    Elizabeth Gaskell's House

    Welcome to the home of Elizabeth Gaskell, Manchester’s very own Literary house. A truly hands-on experience that will introduce you to the world of the writer Elizabeth Gaskell and her family through historic period rooms, Victorian style garden,…

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  8. 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.

  9. Add The Monastery to your Itinerary

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    The Monastery

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    Whether you’re planning a day trip to Manchester or already live here in our beautiful city, The Monastery Manchester really is an extraordinary place to visit.

  10. 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. 

  11. Add Fireground - the fire station museum to your Itinerary

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    Fireground - the fire station museum

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    Explore the fascinating history of firefighting in Greater Manchester

  12. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

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

  13. Add Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park

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    The Runway Visitor Park is next to the busy runways of Manchester Airport with raised viewing areas so you can stand literally just a few metres from the planes as they take-off and land.

  14. 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.

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

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    Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe

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    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.

  16. 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.

  17. Add Oldham Library and Life Long Learning Centre to your Itinerary

    Oldham Library and Life Long Learning Centre

    Oldham Library and Lifelong Learning Centre, full ist of events and services on our website.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Fusilier Museum to your Itinerary

    Fusilier Museum

    The Fusilier Museum is home to the collections of the XX Lancashire Fusiliers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

  20. 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!

  21. 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.

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