Museums, Churches and Libraries with Archaeological Material from the Region

Museums and libraries containing material, although this is not always on display or catalogued.

Ashton – Tales of Tameside

Bacup – Bacup Natural History Society’s Museum

Bolton Museums

Bolton Church – see the museum corner with fragments of early sculptures

British Museum has material from the region.

Bury Museum

Littleborough Historical and Archaeological Society

Manchester Museum

Manchester University – medieval leather from Hanging Ditch in a display cabinet.

Middleton Church Fragments of sculpture and finds from Langley Hall (site)

Oldham Museum

Rochdale Touchstones

Saddleworth Museum – also has material from Rochdale

Salford Museums

Todmorden Library – has a cabinet of locally excavated prehistoric finds.

Whitworth Heritage Museum Open Saturday afternoon and Tuesday evening (see website for details.

Wigan – The History Shop

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