MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY
St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD Directions
Exhibitions, Theatre, Catalogue, Architecture, Maps, Café and Shops, Family and Local History, Media Lounge, Newspaper, Parliamentary Papers, Manuscripts, Bellot Chinese and Gaskell Collection, Children's Library, Archives & Computer
Manchester Central Library is the headquarters of the city's library and information service in Manchester. Central Library has 170 PCs over five floors plus a suite of Macs and PCs in the Media Lounge which also includes the latest gaming consoles. They have seating and cushions for you to curl up with your children and a book, and computers close at hand. They have baby changing facilities, a nursing room and a cafe.
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ELIZABETH GASKELL'S HOUSE
84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester M13 9LW Directions
Filming, Hire, Servants’ Hall, Elizabeth’s Writings, The Drawing Room, Talks and Outreach, The Garden, Victorian, Wedding Suppliers, Tea Room and Shop, Learning Programme, Group Tours & Historical Context
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in Manchester is the former home of the famous author and her family. This beautifully restored home has spectacular period rooms, villa garden and a tea room for visitors to enjoy. They host a year-round programme of special events and activities and their much-loved book shop sells a range of new and second-hand books. Group tours and visits last between 1-2 hours.
Queens Award for Voluntary Service in 2019
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GREATER MANCHESTER POLICE MUSEUM
57A Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ET Directions
Personnel Service Records, Shop, War Time, Exhibitions, Court Room, Vehicles, Educational Visits, Resources, Stations, Crime and Punishment Day, Private Tours, Collections, Manuals and Handbooks & Governing Bodies of Police Forces
The Greater Manchester Police Museum is a former police station converted into a museum and archives detailing the history of policing in Greater Manchester, England. It was home to Manchester City Police and then its successors Manchester and Salford Police and Greater Manchester Police from 1879 until 1979. Visitors can talk to staff and volunteers about policing by free admission.
Price: Alien Register transcriptions & Personal record transcriptions £15