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The Museum of Transport opens its doors to transport you back through Manchester's road passenger past. Explore a range of Manchester-themed displays, artefacts, documents and images.
Costumed demonstrators will give visitors the opportunity to handle ticket machines and will also give short presentations on local transport history.
The Museum's normal attractions and facilities will be available, including the Library, Tea Room, and shop.
Leave your car behind and get to the Museum on a free heritage bus ride from Albert Square, also calling at the Museum of Science and Industry and the People's History Museum.
The Museum is fully accessible with accessible parking and free on street parking.
Sat 3 Mar 2012 10am - 4.30pm
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Exhibitions, Family , Open Days
Sat 18 Feb 2012 & Sat 25 Feb 2012 at 11am - 2pm
at The John Rylands Library
Sat 25 Feb 2012 1pm - 4pm
at Zion Arts Centre
Wed 29 Feb 2012 12 noon - 2pm
Sat 3 Mar 2012 11.30am - 12.30pm
at Friends' Meeting House
Mon 27 Feb 2012 2.30pm - 4pm
at Whitworth Art Gallery
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Sat 3 Mar 2012 4pm - 5pm
Wed 29 Feb 2012 2pm - 3.30pm
A new prize recognising and celebrating partnerships between school/community groups and university academic departments that explore a history theme.
Find out more about the shortlist.