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North West England

Ribchester Roman Museum

Ribchester Roman Museum is located in the  picturesque village of Ribchester which is set in the beautiful countryside of  the Ribble Valley.

Rossendale Museum

Rossendale Museum is housed in a 19th century  mill owner's residence built in 1840 for the Hardman family, overlooking their  woollen mill at New Hall Hey.

Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery is full of  intriguing objects from the past and tells the story of the people who have  created Saddleworth's landscape and character

Salford Museum & Art Gallery

Stroll down our Victorian Street, Lark Hill  Place, admiring the Landau Carriages and discover our Victorian heritage first  hand.

The Salt Museum

The Salt Museum works to conserve and promote  the history of the Cheshire salt industry.

Senhouse Roman Museum

This museum contains the largest grouping of  Roman military altar stones and inscriptions from any site in Britain and unique  examples of Celtic religious sculpture.

Tabley House Collection

Tabley House was designed by John Carr of York  for Sir Peter Byrne Leicester, Bt., and completed in 1769.

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

A thriving centre of activity, where there's  always something to see and do.

Westmorland Motor Museum

At the Westmorland Motor Museum, the visitor  can find restored and unrestored trucks and a collection of Automobilia.

Windermere Steamboat Centre

Let us navigate you on a unique and historic  journey to the Classic Steamboat Era at Windermere Steamboat Museum

Abbot Hall Art Gallery & Museum

Abbot Hall in the English Lake District is one  of Britain's finest small art galleries with important British works and a high  quality exhibition programme.

Astley Hall

Astley Hall dates back to Elizabethan times -  with changes and additions over the centuries.

Bankfield Museum

A Museum since 1887, Bankfield is now home to  an internationally important collection of textiles and costumes from around the  world.

Boat Museum

Canal history comes alive through the world's  largest floating collection of river and canal craft based in a historic dock  complex.

Bolton Museum, Art Gallery & Aquarium

Collections include archaeology, botany,  social history, art, geology, zoology. Also the Aquarium.

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery

The Museum & Art Gallery features geology,  archaeology and history of the Peak District displayed in a seven section time  tunnel - complete with sounds and smells!

Cars of The Stars Motor Museum

The world famous Motor Museum featuring the  actual cars from television and film,such as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the  James Bond collection Located in Keswick,Cumbria,England.

Cheshire Military Museum

A museum remembering the history of the  military units of Cheshire.

Cottage Museum

The Cottage Museum is part of a small  vernacular house of 1739, divided into two in the 19th century. It is furnished  in the style of 1820 - 1850.

Cumberland Toy & Model Museum

A national award-winning toy museum in  Cumbria


Derwent Gallery & Mineral Museum

The museum exhibits some of the finest  Northern England mineral specimens.

Other Museums
in Cumbria

Eureka! The Museum For Children

Eureka! is the interactive children's museum  where you can touch, hear, smell, see and discover more than 400 hands-on  exhibits.

Fleetwood Museum

Discover this fascinating Museum, close to the  quayside and overlooking Morecambe Bay. Fleetwood Museum brings to life the  history of Fleetwood and the Lancashire Coast.

Gawthorpe Hall

Gawthorpe Hall was built between 1600 and 1605  for the Shuttleworth family who had already been at Gawthorpe for over 200  years.

Holker Hall and Gardens

Holker Hall is the home of Lord and Lady  Cavendish and their family near the historic village of Cartmel.

The Island's Treasure House

Isle of Man Cultural Heritage - Manx National  Heritage, protecting, presenting and promoting the unique cultural and  historical heritage of the Isle of Man through the Story of Mann and one of the  richest historic landscapes in Europe

Isle of Man Transport

Make the most of your holiday on the Isle of  Man and take time to enjoy our unique vintage railways.

Kendal Museum

One of the oldest museums in the country -  founded in 1796.

Keswick Museum & Art Gallery

A Victorian experience not to be missed.  Keswick's surprising past, from industrial mining centre to peaceful tourist  town, is revealed in this fine example of a late Victorian Museum.
Other Museums

Labour History Archive and Study Centre

Web site of the People's History  Museum.

Lancaster City Museum

The City Museum is housed in Lancaster's  former Town Hall, built in 1781.

Lancaster Maritime Museum

Includes displays on the history of the Port  of Lancaster and the local ecology.

Laurel & Hardy Museum

The world famous museum devoted to Laurel  & Hardy in Ulverston, the town where Stan was born on 16th June 1890.

Macclesfield Silk Museum

From Cocoon to Loom, the story of Silk in  Macclesfield. A visit to the Silk Museum and the fully restored Paradise Mill  offers you a unique history of the English Silk town and a fascinating insight  into the production of this glamorous fabric.
More Macclesfield

National Museum of Photography Film Television

Founded in 1983, the National Museum of  Photography, Film & Television quickly became the most visited national  museum outside London, attracting approximately 750,000 visitors each  year.

Ordsall Hall

A taste of Tudor life.

Pump House People's History Museum

The People's History Museum is the national  centre for the collection, conservation, interpretation and study of material  relating to the history of working people in Britain.

Duke of Wellingtons MuseumHeptonstall MuseumShibden Hall