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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 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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  5. 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.

  6. Add Canal Street to your Itinerary

    Canal Street

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

  7. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

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

  8. Add People's History Museum to your Itinerary

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    People's History Museum

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    People’s History Museum is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

  9. 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…

  10. 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.

  11. Add Manchester Jewish Museum to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jewish Museum

    Manchester Jewish Museum is common ground; a hospitable place that makes connections by showing and sharing universal experiences through the stories of one culture.

  12. 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 .

  13. Add Bury Transport Museum to your Itinerary

    Bury Transport Museum

    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.

  14. 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.

  15. Add Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

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    Robinsons Brewery Visitor Centre

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

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  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Chadkirk Chapel to your Itinerary

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    Chadkirk Chapel

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    Chadkirk Country Estate is around 60 acres and is comprised of low lying farm land and Ancient woodland. These Ancient woodlands are designated as Sib’s (Sites of Biological Importance) due to the rich flora & fauna associated with them.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

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