Aeroplane Collection

7 Mayfield Avenue
Stretford M32 9HL

TAC focuses on single aeroplane restoration projects either for Hooton Park or for other museums and groups who have the space and facilities to look after them properly but lack the necessary skills or work space for restorations.

Alexandra Park Pavilion

Alexandra Park
Manchester M16 8PJ

Alexandra Park is regarded as of national importance and is a Grade 2-listed landscape on the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens. It has recently reopened following a restoration project funded by Manchester City Council, Heritage Lottery Fund and various sports bodies.

Bramall Hall

Bramhall Park, Bramhall
Stockport SK7 3NX

Bramall Hall is a magnificent black and white timber-framed Tudor manor house, with Victorian additions, spanning six centuries and set within 70 acres of parkland. It gives a unique insight into the families and servants who have lived and worked here.

Bury Transport Museum

Castlecroft Goods Shed, Castlecroft Road, Bury
Bury BL9 0LN

This new-look museum is the essential fun attraction for all the family and tells the story of transport in the local area. It's full of exciting exhibits and interactive hands-on galleries that will keep both adults and children entertained.

Church of St John the Divine

186, Brooklands Road
Brooklands Sale, M33 3PB

The Grade II listed Anglican parish church was built thanks to the generosity of wealthy Manchester banker Samuel Brooks. He commissioned Alfred Waterhouse, one of the greatest architects of Victorian England, to design the building, and the 'church in the fields' was consecrated in 1868.

Elizabeth Gaskell's House

84 Plymouth Grove
Manchester M13 9LW

The House, a Grade II* listed property, was built between 1835-1841 and is a rare example of the elegant Regency-style villas once popular in Manchester. Elizabeth Gaskell was one of the 19th century's most important writers, and she lived here from 1850-65.

Ellenroad Engine House

Elizabethan Way, Newhey
Rochdale OL16 4LE

The Ellenroad Trust Ltd was established in 1985 to ensure the preservation of the Ellenroad Engine House and Engines. The Trust arranged the refurbishment of the boiler house and the engines and started to run the site as a steam museum.

Fusilier Museum, The

Fusilier Museum, Moss Street
Bury BL9 0DF

The Fusilier Museum is home to the collections of The Lancashire Fusiliers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Together they record over 300 years of history and heritage of the people who served in the regiments. Collections: A wonderful collection of medals, including VC's, uniforms and other militaria, along with personal effects of former soldiers.

Greater Manchester Police Museum & Archives

57a Newton Street
Northern Quarter, Manchester M1 1ET

Explore Manchester's hidden past - a labyrinth of alleyways and slums, interrupted only by the huge mills casting shadows below. An eerie underworld, lit by gas lamps where police officers were kept busy apprehending unsavoury characters of all ages. The Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives enables you to experience what life was really like for these officers in a busy Victorian police station. Collections: The collection dates from c.late 19th century onwards and ranges from vehicles, costume and memorbilia to restored cells, a charge office (1879) and magistrates court (1895 from Denton).

Hat Works

Wellington Mill, Wellington Road South
Stockport SK3 0EU

Hat Works is the UK's first and only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, headwear and hats. It is home to a fantastic collection of hats and headgear with some hats dating as far back as the 18th century. There are hats for every occasion, contemporary hats from today's top milliners, hats from all over the world and the worlds tallest top hat. The museum also houses a vast collection of Victorian millinery machinery which has been restored back to full working order.

Heaton Hall

Heaton Park, Prestwich
Manchester M25 2SW

There has been a house on the site of the present Heaton Hall since the late 17th century, but the building would have been quite old-fashioned by the time Sir Thomas Egerton, the seventh baronet and later first Earl of Wilton, inherited it in 1756. On his marriage to the heiress Eleanor Assheton of Middleton in 1772, that Sir Thomas decided to commission architect James Wyatt to re-model the house.

Manchester Cathedral

Cathedral Yard
Manchester M3 1SX

Manchester Cathedral now has a stunning Visitor Centre in which we aim to make your visit a really enjoyable experience. The hi-tech, interactive displays in our exhibition area are a magnet for young and old alike. Perhaps the greatest feature is the historic Hanging Bridge, a 15th century bridge which connected the Mediaeval Town with the Church. Collections: The Archives of Manchester Cathedral date from 1421 to the current day. Housed in a purpose built strong-room above the North Porch, the collection contains a wealth of documents with great potential for historical research; these include records concerning the cathedral.

Manchester Postal Museum

Manchester Southern Cemetery, Remembrance Lodge, 212 Barlow Moor Rd,
Manchester M21 7GL

A large private collection of postal memorabilia/history, currently setting up a permanent display in Stockport

Ordsall Hall Museum

322 Ordsall Lane, Ordsall
Salford M5 3AN

Ordsall Hall - Salford's Grade 1 listed Tudor manor house - was first recorded in 1177. Since then, it has been home to medieval gentry, Tudor nobility, Catholics loyal to the crown, butchers, farmers, an Earl, an artist, priests, scout troops, mill workers, cows and several ghosts. Today, it is an engaging heritage site open to visitors 5 days a week throughout the year.

Staircase House

30-31 Market Place
Stockport SK1 1ES

Staircase House is a beautifully restored townhouse situated in Stockport's historic market place. The house is famous for its rare cage newell staircase dating back to 1618. Journey through time from its humble beginnings as a medieval cruck framed building in 1460 to the splendour of the 17th century townhouse, concluding in WWII.

Stockport Air Raid Shelters

61 Chestergate
Stockport SK1 1NE

Step back in time to 1940s wartime Britain and experience the sights and sounds of Britain's homefront. Stockport Air Raid Shelters were carved into the natural sandstone cliffs in Stockport Town Centre.

Victoria Baths

Hathersage Road, Chorlton on Medlock
Manchester M13 0FE

Victoria Baths is the most intact Edwardian Baths in Britain. It is an architectural gem, rich in stained glass, mosaic floors and decorative tiling. Collections: We hold an archive of material relating to the history of Victoria Baths, swimming in Manchester and some other historic pools. Some of this material is on display at our Open Days. We provide access to our archive for researchers.

Wythenshawe Hall

Wythenshawe Park, Northenden
Manchester M23 0AB

Wythenshawe Hall was a family home for nearly four hundred years. The original Hall was built around 1540 by Robert Tatton, possibly on the site of an earlier medieval building.