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  1. Add People's History Museum to your Itinerary

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    People's History Museum

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    The history of working people in Britain.

  2. Add The John Rylands Library to your Itinerary

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    The John Rylands Library

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    A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

  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 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Tatton Park to your Itinerary

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    Tatton Park

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    Rural, stately beauty on Manchester's doorstep

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  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Heaton Hall to your Itinerary

    Heaton Hall

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

  11. 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. 

  12. 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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  13. Add Bramall Hall to your Itinerary

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    Bramall Hall

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    This magical Tudor manor house is set in 60 acres of parkland with lakes, woods and gardens. The house contains 16thC wall paintings, Elizabethan fine plaster ceilings, Victorian kitchens and servants' quarters.

  14. Add Canal Street to your Itinerary

    Canal Street

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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

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

    Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe

    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.

  18. 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.

  19. Add Horwich Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Horwich Heritage Centre

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    Come and discover Horwich through the ages, including the town's important place in locomotive history.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

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