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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 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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  4. 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.

  5. Add Rochdale Town Hall tours to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Town Hall tours

    Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain.

  6. Add Chetham's Library to your Itinerary

    Chetham's Library

    A seventeenth-century library, believed to be the oldest public library in England.

  7. Add The Monastery to your Itinerary

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    The Monastery

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    Manchester’s magnificent Monastery is Edward Pugin’s architectural masterpiece.

  8. Add Staircase House to your Itinerary

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    Staircase House

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    This exciting attraction invites you to time travel through the history of Staircase House from 1460 to WWII. The entire 18-room town house is fully interactive.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Haigh Woodland Park to your Itinerary

    Haigh Woodland Park

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

  11. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

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

  12. 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.

  13. Add Fusilier Museum to your Itinerary

    Fusilier Museum

    The Fusilier Museum combines interactive galleries with temporary exhibitions tracing 350 years of Fusiliers Heritage. Located in the centre of Bury. Cafe and shop.
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  14. 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.

  15. 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. 

  16. Add Runway Visitor Park to your Itinerary

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    Runway Visitor Park

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    The Runway Visitor Park at Manchester Airport is home to five aircraft, including the legendary Concorde G-BOAC. The Park’s other aircraft are Nimrod, the DC-10, Trident and the AVRO RJX. Learn more about them below.

  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 Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum to your Itinerary

    Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

    This museum celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and fire engineering. It boasts a large collection of vintage fire engines as well as medals, equipment, photographs and more.

  19. Add People's History Museum to your Itinerary

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    People's History Museum

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    • Campaign We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go

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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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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 .

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