A much-loved military museum in Bury has slashed its prices amid the cost of living crisis.

In an aim to keep history accessible to residents, the Fusilier Museum on Moss Street has reduced admission charges to help keep the story of the Fusiliers "alive for many years to come".

The Moss Street venue is home to the collections of XX The Lancashire Fusiliers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

It documents more than 300 years of history and heritage through permanent and temporary exhibitions, telling the rich and fascinating stories of people who have served and continue to serve in the regiments.

Bury Times: Inside the Fusilier MuseumInside the Fusilier Museum (Image: Newsquest)

General manager of the museum, John Harwood, said: “Many people will be questioning why we are reducing admission prices when many businesses are in fact increasing them, but we feel it’s important to make the museum as accessible and affordable for all to enjoy in the current climate.

“Please support us and other small museums by visiting so we can keep the story of the Lancashire Fusiliers and Royal Regiment of Fusiliers alive for many years to come.”

Bury Times: Outside the Fusilier MuseumOutside the Fusilier Museum (Image: Newsquest)

Adult tickets to the award-winning museum will now cost £4.95 instead of £6.95 and concessions have been reduced to £3.95 and a child £2.95 as opposed to £5.95 for both.

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One of the biggest ticket savings is now a family ticket which has been reduced from £22.95 to £12.95 making it more cost-effective for families to visit the museum.

Bury Times: The Fusilier Museum, BuryThe Fusilier Museum, Bury (Image: Newsquest)

If declaring Gift Aid, admission entitles the ticket holder to an annual pass so they can visit as many times as they wish within a twelve-month period.

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The reduced ticket prices came into place on January 1.

Bury Times: The Fusilier Museum, BuryThe Fusilier Museum, Bury (Image: Newsquest)

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