Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe


The Esplanade
OL16 1AQ


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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Rochdale Bus and Train Station - located in the centre of the town - head towards the Town Hall on the Esplanade - Touchstones Rochdale across the road - within a few yards.

Road Directions

M60, Junction 20, 2 miles


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    Recent Reviews:

    • Poucant
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      What is it ?
      2 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 1st April 2020
      Seriously not worth crossing the road. There's a tiny Museum, a tiny art gallery, a basic cafe....that's it. you could tour the whole place in little more time than it has taken you to read this... Read full review
    • Lol0987
      Evesham, United Kingdom
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      Great visit for the young ones
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 26th September 2020
      We were so pleased to hear that Dippy the Diplodocus had come to Rochdale We visited with our family which consisted of adults and two young grandchildren. The three " scientists" took us back in... Read full review
    • Jo M
      Don't miss this. It's free and fantastic.
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 17th October 2020
      You have to book in advance because of Covid - but it's free and they have put on the most amazingly brilliant show. You join three time travellers on a mission to find out more about dinosaurs and... Read full review



    • Coaches Welcome


    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Visually impaired
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Free Admission

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (charge)

    Payment Methods

    • Groups Accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Conference facilities
    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • In town/city centre
    • Indoor Attraction
    • No Smoking Attraction

    Target Markets

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Children
    • Marketed Towards Families

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Dates and Opening Times

    Opening times (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    Monday - TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
    Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    Bank HolidayClosed

    * Slice Cafe
    Wednesday - Sunday
    10am - 3pm

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