The following attractions are located within 15 miles of M74DH:
The Museum of Transport, Manchester has one of the largest collections of transport of its kind in the country. The vehicles themselves represent the development of public road transport in Greater Manchester, from horse-drawn vehicles to the first generation of accessible transport; and also includes the prototype for Metrolink trams.
Entrance fee: £4 / £2
Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large-scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the urban environment.
Entrance fee: Free admission to levels 2-4
Housed in a Victorian police station complete with original charge office and prison cells. Galleries house police vehicles and displays of uniforms and equipment.
Entrance fee: Free entry
See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm.
Entrance fee: Free
The Manchester Museum provides access to about six million items from every continent of the globe. Butterflies and carvings from India; birds and bark-cloth from the Pacific; live frogs and ancient pottery from America; fossils and native art from Australia; mammals and ancient Egyptian craftsmanship from Africa; plants, coins and minerals from Europe; art from past civilisations of the Mediterranean; and beetles, armour and archery from Asia.
The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.
Entrance fee: Free entry
The Gallery of Costume contains one of the largest collections of costume and accessories in Britain. The Gallery is an excellent resource for students and researchers.
Entrance fee: N/a
Housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse the museum combines a lively modern interior with a peaceful canal side setting. Portland Basin Museum is an exciting family friendly museum, with something for all the family!Step back in time on our 1920s street, as the sights and sounds of bygone Tameside are brought to life.
The UK's first and only museum dedicated to the exciting world of hats and hat making. Watch the hatting demonstrators as they reveal the art and mystery of hat making.
Entrance fee: Free admission
Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century.
Entrance fee: £5.80 / £2.90 (house and garden)
Situated by the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, and housed in part of the old Victoria Mill, Saddleworth Museum is full of intriguing objects from the past. The Museum tells the story of the people who have created Saddleworth's landscape and character.
Entrance fee: £2 / £1 (Free to the art gallery)
A Delightful Tudor House in Woodland Gardens A distinctive 15th century English country house. Set in relaxing woodlands on the edge of the popular walking area of the West Pennine Moors.
Water power was the wonder of the late 18th Century and today you can see this technological breakthrough in action at Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Estate. Award-winning galleries are devoted to water and steam power, with hands-on displays and exhibits, an 1830s Beam Engine and a Horizontal Steam Engine which steam daily.
Discover a place full of history. From country to coast explore Lancashire 's rich and varied heritage in some of our county's finest museums.
Entrance fee: Free admissin into museum
A day at Tatton Park has much to offer, its two historic houses, the Mansion and Tudor Old Hall, are set in 1000 acres of beautiful parkland with lakes, tree-lined avenues and herds of red and fallow deer. Award-winning gardens, a working farm, speciality shops and a superb programme of special events complete the picture.
Entrance fee: See below
Hindley Hall - golf course in Wigan, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01942 255131 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy (if available) and green fees at Hindley Hall golf course/club.
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