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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 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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  2. Add Cheshire Falconry to your Itinerary

    Cheshire Falconry

    Prepare to be amazed as you get hands on with magnificent birds of prey in our range of truly incredible flying experiences.

  3. Add The Met to your Itinerary

    The Met

    The Met is a stunning, award winning live music venue noted nationally for its specialist folk music programme, and also presents a range of music, theatre, comedy and festivals alongside specialist and general workshops for the whole community.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  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 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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  8. Add Stockport Air Raid Shelters to your Itinerary

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    Stockport Air Raid Shelters

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    Step back in time and experience the sights and sounds of Britain's Home Front. Wander around authentically reconstructed tunnels which provide you with first hand experience of daily life in 1940s war-torn Britain.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Upside Down House UK to your Itinerary

    Upside Down House UK

    Upside Down House UK™ is the UK's first photo inverted experience.

  11. Add Bury Transport Museum REOPENS 22 MAY 21 to your Itinerary

    Bury Transport Museum REOPENS 22 MAY 21

    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.

  12. 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 .

  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 Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

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    Manchester Cathedral

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    • Campaign We're Good To Go 2020We're Good To Go

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    A stunning interior with the best late medieval woodwork in the north.

  15. Add Albert Square to your Itinerary

    Albert Square

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

  16. Add Hatch to your Itinerary

    Hatch

    Hatch is an award-winning destination located under the Mancunian Way on Oxford Road. Home to over 30 independent traders who rotate frequently there are places to eat, drink and shop.

  17. 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.

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    Scranchester Food Tours

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    A truly immersive food tour of Manchester. Your local guide will take you on a multi-stop tour across the city offering edible insights into food history and culture along the way. The tour will include at least eight stops (adding up to a huge…

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  19. Add Chinatown to your Itinerary

    Chinatown

    The oriental centre of the city.

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