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The Fusilier Museum

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by Jay Johnson (subscribe)
Living, working and writing in the rainy city of Manchester.
Published April 20th 2018
Visit this hidden gem of historical heritage
The Fusilier Museum in Bury, Manchester is a great place for lovers of history.

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Make time to visit The Fusilier Museum in Bury


Home to a collection of artefacts from the Lancashire Fusiliers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, this museum is a fantastic place to learn more about the heritage of local heroes. The museum shares the history of people who served in the regiments keeping the fascinating history alive. Sharing the history of the Fusiliers from 1688 to 1968, the museum tells the story of the whole regiment.

The collections include books, clothing, medals and artwork. There is so much to see and do including permanent and temporary exhibitions. The museum runs educational visits for schools and ticketed events such as concerts and shows which raise money for the museum's upkeep.

This is a great place to visit for a weekend of culture. The museum is located in Bury City Centre a convenient place for both locals and tourists to visit. It is a short walk away from the Bury tram stop, making it perfect for visitors to the town. The onsite cafe serves delicious homemade food and has free WiFi and gorgeous views of the Gallipoli Garden. There is also a shop selling gifts and memorabilia, so you can really make the most of your visit here and spend the day enjoying all the museum has to offer.

The Museum is open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm with the last entry an hour before closing. Please note the museum is closed on Bank Holidays.

Tickets cost:
Adults- £4.95
Concessions- £3.95
Children- £3.95
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)- £13.95

The great news about ticket prices is that it allows the purchaser to gain an annual pass to the museum, so you can visit as many times as you like within 12 months of your visit. This is great for locals who may want to re-visit and enjoy the cafe on a regular basis.

Add this great museum to your to-do list and enjoy the historical heritage in the heart of Bury.
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Why? To learn more about the Lancashire Fusiliers
When: Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm, Saturday: 10am-4pm
Phone: 0161 7638950
Where: The Fusilier Museum, Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DF
Cost: Various ticket prices (one ticket gives 12 month access)
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