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The Esplanade
OL16 1AQ

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