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Touchstones Rochdale is a great place to visit with something for all ages – and ideal for families with hands on activities in a child-friendly environment.

Here you’ll find all under one roof:

  • Art Gallery
  • Museum
  • Local Studies Centre
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Shop
  • Art Cafe

There is free parking in Rochdale town centre for up to 3 hours, visit Rochdale Borough Council website for further details and maps.

Below is our calendar of events, exhibitions, workshops and regular weekly events. Follow the links for further details.

Visit Eventbrite to purchase tickets online for events at Touchstones Rochdale.

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Upcoming Events


Opening Times

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Art Cafe: 10am-4pm

FREE Admission

Christmas hours: Closing at 3pm on Saturday 24 and 31 December 2016. Closed on: Monday 26, Tuesday 27 December 2016 & Monday 2 January 2017. Open as normal on 28-30 December 2016 and from 3 January 2017.


Click on the image or links to view our digital brochures.

Contact Information

Main Reception: 01706 924492

Visitor Information Centre: 01706 924928

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