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Things to See and Do in Manchester

Culture, nightlife, history, and good fun in Greater Manchester

  1. Aerial map showing the location of Homeground, Manchester
    HOME, Manchester’s largest multi-arts venue, have launched a massive temporary outdoor arts space in the heart of the city. The new space, named Homeground, will be located on an 80,000ft2 future development site on First Street, just next to HOME.
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  2. Walking tour group
    Entertaining and comprehensive tour led by locals, covering our main attractions as well as the lesser-known quirks. We run Every Day at 11am, starting by the Alan Turing Memorial in Sackville Gardens. Booking is not required - just turn up!
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  3. Culture in Manchester
    On this site you’ll find re-opening museums, galleries and libraries, theatre performances and film, music and dance and a special section with events just for families.
  4. The Science and Industry Museum building
    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.
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  5. RHS Garden Bridgewater entrance, cafe and shop
    Reviving the gardens of the historic 156 acre Worsley New Hall estate to create RHS Garden Bridgewater represents one of the largest gardening projects in Europe at this time.
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  1. 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.

  2. Add Greater Manchester’s Museum of Transport to your Itinerary

    Greater Manchester’s Museum of Transport

    Home to over seventy historic vehicles from a horse drawn bus of the 1890s to a Metrolink tram prototype! Complete your experience by visiting the Gift Shop and Café, all housed within a bus garage!

  3. Add Manchester International Festival to your Itinerary

    Manchester International Festival

    A major highlight in Manchester's cultural calendar, Manchester International Festival (MIF) will return from 1-18 July with a vibrant programme of original new work from across the spectrum of visual and performing arts and music by artists from…

  4. Add Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive to your Itinerary

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    Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive

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    This hub of activity in the heart of Bolton has enough variety for repeat visits.

  5. Add The Crystal Maze Live Experience to your Itinerary

    The Crystal Maze Live Experience

    In the 90’s, The Crystal Maze was one of the UK’s favourite television shows. Now it’s your turn to be the star of the show.

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  6. Add Royal Northern College of Music to your Itinerary

    Royal Northern College of Music

    An internationally-acclaimed venue delivering an eclectic programme of music and opera.

  7. Add The HSBC UK National Cycling Centre to your Itinerary

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    The HSBC UK National Cycling Centre

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    Britain's first indoor Olympic cycling track, now one of the World's finest and fastest board tracks.

  8. Add The Beatles Story to your Itinerary

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    The Beatles Story

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    The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world's largest permanent exhibition devoted to telling the story of the lives and times of The Beatles. 

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  9. Add Mountain Biking in Wales to your Itinerary

    Mountain Biking in Wales

    There’s some of the world’s best mountain biking at Coed y Brenin, and at Antur Stiniog’s centre at Blaenau Ffestiniog. 

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Add Bishops Park Pitch & Putt to your Itinerary

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    Bishops Park Pitch & Putt

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    Surrounded by dozens of sensational views, Bishops Park Pitch and Putt offers an exciting, entertaining and enjoyable 9 holes of golf and a stunning new driving range for non-golfers and golfers alike. Situated in the hills of Grains Bar, we are not…

  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 Belle Vue Arena to your Itinerary

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    Belle Vue Arena

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    Situated at the heart of Gorton’s state-of-the-art Belle Vue Sports Village, the National Speedway Stadium is the latest addition to Manchester’s expanding collection of world-class sporting venues.

  16. Add Hat Works - Museum of Hatting to your Itinerary

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    Hat Works - Museum of Hatting

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    Hat Works is the UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear.

  17. Add AJ Bell Stadium to your Itinerary

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    AJ Bell Stadium

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    Welcome to the AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester’s brand new conference and events destination. The AJ Bell Stadium is ideally situated adjacent to the M60 and within easy reach of Manchester’s vibrant city centre.

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