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Museum of Wigan Life, Wigan

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  • Lovely little museum (free) and punching above its weight with a well displayed small but interesting Egyptian Collection. Nice little shop.  more »
  • On a Mayoral tour of Wigan by most of the Greater Manchester Mayors, we were taken to the Museum of Wigan Life and given a guided tour by the curator. As an "outsider" from Stockport, I had no idea of...  more »
  • Not the biggest of places but I thought this was well worth a visit. Good history of the local area with some nice things to see. Great for kids with things to do and colour.  more »
  • This place is a little hidden gem for those people that are curious about even the most obscure parts of Wigan history. It's got an amazing library upstairs with books, references and unique photographs/ drawings going back hundreds of years. There are great interactive displays for kids too. Not the largest and fanciest place in the world but everyone should visit once.
  • Based in the stunningly beautiful old library, the museum is a little gem of local history, and some further afield. Well worth a visit.
  • Its amazing how much history wigan has and the Egyptian exibit is really good .you would never know wigan had Egyptian artifacts. Very fascinating and the staff are so friendly and helpful and do their best to help answer your questions .well worth the visit

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