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Museum of The Manchester Regiment

Museum of The Manchester Regiment - Manchester, United Kingdom
Museum of The Manchester Regiment
Market Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom OL6 6DLMap
Ashton Town Hall
+44 161 342 2254
Overview

The Manchester Regiment is an unusual, but fascinating military museum covering the service and history of the 63rd and 96th Regiments of Foot. These regiments came to be known as The Manchesters in 1881, and the Museum of The Manchester Regiment follows their long history through to the formation of what is known today as the King's Regiment. There are some great displays of awards, medals and uniforms, with video monitors displaying rare archive footage. In addition, you can find exhibits about the more general social and political influence of the military presence in the local area.

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Museum of The Manchester Regiment General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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