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The £6m transformation of Cheetham Hill's Manchester Jewish Museum is almost complete

Sign up for our What's On newsletter - for all the latest whether you're staying in or heading out and about The Manchester Jewish Museum will finally reopen its doors this summer, following a £6m restoration and extension project.

The Cheetham Hill museum is set to welcome back visitors from Friday July 2 after two years of improvement works. The newly-extended museum will now be home to 31,000 objects in its gallery, as well as featuring a new cafe, shop, learning studio and kitchen.

Its 1874 Spanish and Portuguese synagogue - the oldest surviving synagogue in Manchester - has also been carefully restored to its former glory by a team of specialists, including historic painters and stained-glass experts.

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