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Touchstones Museum and Gallery

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Kids are not allowed to touch anything in museums - boring, right? Touchstones Museum in Rochdale, however, is different. Created to make history engaging for the whole family, it has so many hands-on features in the exhibitions that you won’t be able to cover them all in one visit. The little ones will be asking you to come back for more, that’s for sure!

Touchstones also organises regular children's activities. For example, if you’ve got tots (0-5) you can join the usual Creative Sessions, which take place every Thursday. Love the educational entertainment & the friendly staff? You can even host your kid’s next birthday party at the Touchstones Art Cafe.

So, if you want to explore local history and art in a fun and interactive way, just plan a visit to Touchstones. It might turn into your kids’ favourite play spot!

  • Interactive, hands-on exhibits
  • Activities & events for kids
  • Lovely Art Cafe on sie
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Opening hours

Museum & Gallery: Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 -17:00
Art Cafe: Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00



Travel & Contact Information


The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1AQ, England

Phone number

01706 924492



Click here to visit Touchstones Museum and Gallery's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Touchstones Museum and Gallery has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Touchstones Museum and Gallery is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Touchstones Museum and Gallery have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Touchstones Museum and Gallery has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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