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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 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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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  5. Add Elizabeth Gaskell's House to your Itinerary

    Elizabeth Gaskell's House

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    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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  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  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 The Vegetarian Society to your Itinerary

    The Vegetarian Society

    The Vegetarian Society is the place to go for everything you want to know about the world of vegetarian food. Our mission is to inspire, inform and enable people to be vegetarian.

  17. 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.

  18. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

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

  19. Add Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake & Visitor Centre

    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions and an excellent Visitor Centre.

  20. 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.

  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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