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Touchstones Rochdale

Housed in a historic Grade II listed building there are plenty of reasons to visit Touchstones Rochdale. The venue boasts:

- 5 stunning temporary galleries showing a regularly changing programme of exhibitions
- Dedicated learning spaces hosting workshops, talks and special events
- A family-friendly display of the collections telling the story of Rochdale and its people
- A Local Studies Centre providing access to a wide range of archival material relating to Rochdale
- The Slice Café serving a delicious choice of cakes, hot food and drinks

- A carefully curated shop selling a range of gifts for all ages


The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AQ
Umbrella org:
Your Trust
01706 924492
Opening times:
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Wednesday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm; Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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