People in history
Discover some of the social history behind our places and uncover fascinating facts about the people who have lived in them
Discover the history of Firbeck Infirmary, its role and why we are bringing it back into the visitor experience at The Workhouse.
Discover new exhibitions and art inspired by special places in the North West. Uncover previously untold stories from the past and see artworks from the National Portrait Gallery on display.
Our new 2019 exhibition explores the ‘Rights of the Child’. Come along to discover the experiences of the hundreds of children who worked at Quarry Bank, on the front line of the Industrial Revolution.
Learn more about how we look after for the special places in our care and get a glimpse of some of the conservation projects we're working on at the moment.