Oldham attractions

Oldham attractions

OldhamOldham lies in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, a landlocked county bordering Cheshire to the southwest and south, Derbyshire to the southeast, West Yorkshire to the northeast, Lancashire to the north and Merseyside to the west. It is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the UK and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Attractions Oldham Coliseum, Fairbottom Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SW. Tel: 0161 624 2829. Oldham Coliseum has seen Eric Sykes, Charlie Chaplin, Dame Thora Hird and Dora Bryan tread its boards. The Coliseum has a reputation as one of Britain s most haunted theatres. www.coliseum.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Oldham.

Oldham Coliseum

Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

Attractions Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery, High Street, Uppermill, Oldham. Tel: 01457 874093. The history of Saddleworth. Our museum displays change regularly and we have two major exhibitions a year. Housed in one of the out buildings of the 19th century Victoria Mill, location beside the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. www.saddleworthmuseum.co.uk. About 5 miles east of Oldham.

Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

Attractions Portland Basin Museum. Tel: 0161 343 2878. Situated alongside the Ashton Canal at Portland Basin. The Ashton Canal has undergone much improvement in recent years. It winds its way through 18 locks from Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne. After falling into disrepair it reopened in 1974 and is now a popular circular boating route through city and countryside. Location: About 5 miles south of Oldham.

Portland Basin Museum.

Attractions Gallery Oldham, Oldham Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street, Oldham OL1 1AL. Tel: 911 4653. Over 12,000 history items. 2,000 works of art. 1,000 items of decorative art. 80,000 natural history specimens. 1,000 geological specimens. 15,000 photographs. Books, pamphlets, documents. In the past, exhibits have included works by Pablo Picasso and L. S. Lowry. Shop, cafe, restaurants. www.galleryoldham.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Oldham.

Gallery Oldham

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