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  1. Add The John Rylands Library to your Itinerary

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    Manchester

    A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

  2. Add The University of Manchester to your Itinerary

    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 East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    Bury

    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 Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Manchester

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

  5. Add Science and Industry Museum to your Itinerary

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    Manchester

    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.

  6. Add Tatton Park to your Itinerary

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    Rural, stately beauty on Manchester's doorstep

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  7. Add IWM North to your Itinerary

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    The Quays, Stretford

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

  8. Add Heaton Hall to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    A magnificent 18th Century country house set in Heaton Park's rolling landscape.

  9. Add Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Manchester

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

  10. Add Whitworth Hall to your Itinerary

    Manchester

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

  11. Add Stockport Air Raid Shelters to your Itinerary

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    Stockport

    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.

  12. Add Rochdale Pioneers Museum to your Itinerary

    Rochdale

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

  13. Add Fusilier Museum to your Itinerary

    Bury

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

  14. Add Heaton Park Tramway to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    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.

  15. Add Haigh Woodland Park to your Itinerary

    Wigan

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

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

    Manchester

    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!

  17. Winwick, Warrington, Cheshire

    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....

  18. Add Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum to your Itinerary

    Rochdale

    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!

  19. 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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  20. Add Shambles Square to your Itinerary

    Manchester

    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. Add Bury Transport Museum to your Itinerary

    Bury

    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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