The North West of England is made up of Cumbria, Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester. There are breath taking views to see in the North West, from the clear waters on the Mersey to the rolling hills of the Lake District which attracts 12 million visitors to experience its lakes, mountains and villages.
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This new centre in the charming village of Daresbury is dedicated to the writer of Alice in Wonderland. Take a trip through the looking-glass, learn about his life and discover what inspired his famous book. The story telling sessions make it the perfect family day out.
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Take a walk around the Ancient Egypt gallery and look at all the artifacts on display. There is also the chance to see the Solar System without leaving your chair, the tickets are also free!
This beautiful Late Victorian Gothic building houses one of the greatest collections of manuscripts and printed works in the world. This includes the oldest fragment of the New Testament, the first edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets and more.
Located on the historic site of the world's oldest surviving passenger railway station the MOSI tell the story of Manchester's scientific and industrial past, present and future.
Climb the stairs labelled Royal Exchange Theatre into what used to be the biggest trading room in the world. the hall is impressive with its new livery of colours and gold capped Corinthian columns supporting three elegant domes.
The gallery space displays a permanent collection which includes Henry Moore's Mother and Child and works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Gainsborough, Turner, Francis Bacon Pissaro and Lucien Freud.
Take a walk around the area and enjoy looking at a wealth of Manchester's industrial heritage - railway viaducts, canal systems, museums and more. You can also witness part reconstruction of the original Roman Fort, plus the oldest railway station in the world!
Learn all about life in Merseyside in this fantastic centre. At the moment there is an exhibition of Liverpool People by Stephen Shakeshaft.
The Merseyside Maritime Museum tells us the history of one of the worlds greatest ports and the people who used it in years gone by. Discover the history of centuries at sea from luxury liners, submarine hunters to smuggling and poignant galleries about tragedies such as the Titanic.
The IWM North explores the impact of modern conflicts on people and society. The museum occupies a site overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal in Trafford Park, an area which during World War II was a key industral centre and consequently heavily bombed during the Manchester Blitz in 1940.