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Preston is the administrative capital of Lancashire and was mentioned in the Domesday Book. This fine city has a proud heritage, with stunning historic architecture around every corner. Preston is now a very popular shopping destination, with visitors keen to explore the countless markets, speciality shops, boutiques and high street stores.
 
 
 
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14th/20th King's Hussars
This museum is dedicated to the Lancashire based 14th and 20th Kingís Hussars Regiment, a very well known and popular part of the army in this area. The collection is made up of a great deal of artefacts that...
 
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Commercial Vehicle Museum
The British Commercial Vehicle Museum celebrates a long and illustrious history of building commercial vehicles in this country. The large museum is filled with excellent examples of these machines, and through a series of exhibitions and artefacts that have...
 
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Duke of Lancaster's Yeomanry
This museum is dedicated to the long and illustrious history of this regiment of the army. There is a proud tradition in this region of providing talented and committed soldiers to the British army and providing them with a...
 
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Harris Library
The Harris Library is located in the heart of Preston in Lancashire and contains a large collection of texts that cross a broad range of subjects. The collection also features audiovisual materials which are available for loan and contains...
 
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Harris Museum
The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is situated in central Presto and is one of the most important cultural buildings in the community. The museum is filled with fascinating artefacts that have been collected over a period of many...
 
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Hoghton Tower
Ancestral home of the De Hoghton family since William the Conqueror. Built on its hill 650ft above sea level. See the magnificent banqueting hall where King James I in 1617 knighted the Loin of Beef ‘Sirloin’ and where William Shakespeare...
 
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Museum of Lancashire
The Museum of Lancashire is located at the heart of the county and looks at the long history of the county and its part in the grand scheme of things as part of England and the United Kingdom. Tracing...
 
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National Football Museum
The National Football Museum was opened in Preston in 2001 and offers a definitive collection that celebrates the history of the beautiful game. There is a series of different exhibitions on display in several galleries in the depths of...
 
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Queen's Lancashire Regiment
This museum houses the largest military collection in the north west of England. It covers the fascinating history of three infantry regiments from the raising of Lord Castletonís Regiment of the Foot in 1689 through until the foundations of...
 
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Ribchester Roman Museum
This museum was the brainchild of Margaret Greenall and opened in 1915, bringing together a wealth of archaeological finds related to the Roman world. The museum was completely overhauled in 2001, making it larger and more accessible. The...
 
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