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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 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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  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 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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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  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 The Pankhurst Centre to your Itinerary

    The Pankhurst Centre

    62 Nelson Street, Manchester, the birthplace of the Suffragette movement, is now the Pankhurst Centre.

  12. Add Rochdale Pioneers Museum to your Itinerary

    Rochdale Pioneers Museum

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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 .

  16. Add Canal Street to your Itinerary

    Canal Street

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

  17. 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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  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Add Chetham's Library to your Itinerary

    Chetham's Library

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

  21. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

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

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