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The Manchester Museum

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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
+44 161 275 2648
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Great place to Educate Children

Took my boys here to look at the Dinosaur & Egypt exhibitions. The place is full of amazing and... read more

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ilovefood85
Free access and great exhibitions

A great visit starts with free entrance and a large exhibitions! 🙂 The Manchester museum is big... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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The Manchester Museum is home to an array of treasures from the natural world and the many cultures it is home to. Highlights include a T.rex and fossils of other pre-historic creatures, ancient Egyptian artefacts and live amphibians and reptiles. You can handle objects from the collection, take part in hands-on activities or enjoy a glass of wine of cup of coffee whilst exploring the latest ideas in science, culture and the arts.
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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
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Reviewed today

Took my boys here to look at the Dinosaur & Egypt exhibitions. The place is full of amazing and interesting things to look at, the kids where amazed at all the items on display from around the world. So much to do and you can...More

Thank ilovefood85
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great visit starts with free entrance and a large exhibitions! 🙂 The Manchester museum is big, family friendly and has many many different exhibitions and is definitely worth a visit. Furthermore is the whole area interesting from an architectural point of view.

Thank MPerolle
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited as part of a conference, and so glad as I used a lot of my spare time to explore the museum's eclectic floors. The exhibits are varied in layout with a mix of traditional and contemporary curation styles. Some areas are in need...More

Thank rockyrelay
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I like the museum.. as a geologist i enjoyed refreshing my memories if you like the earth science.. just visit the museum and enjoy. But i have a point the children were making noise and its normal ir maybe because i visit the place in...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super interesting place to visit if you like museums. We stayed here around hour and and half this time and was a very pleasent time.

1  Thank Vargalondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small museum run by the University. Offers different sections: Dinosaurs and prehistoric reptiles, biodiversity, old egypt, geology and the solar system. There is a vivarium on the top floor with a few living animals, mostly tropical frogs, lizards and snakes.

1  Thank Jesu2512
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was good to come back here.... as a child I came here every Saturday as the museum used to run an Art club. Lots of interesting exhibits including longbows ( one from the Mary Rose ) with engaging explanations plus lots of natural history...More

Thank randomhousereader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting museum full of all sorts of history! We spent about 90minutes here navigating around all the interesting displays! The skeletons of all the animals and dinosaurs were personally my favourite :) a great way to busy up your afternoon if in Manchester, and...More

Thank LouiseMay0208
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the kids they thoughly enjoyed it no queues either. Children interacted a lot had plenty to see and discover. Defiantly a place to take the kids

Thank lukasholt1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i love museums. there are always different things in different ones, and there free - unless you like to give a donation - which i usually do - every little help. there is always some thing that you did not no about before you went...More

Thank David D
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Azzam R
23 December 2017|
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Response from Wendy S | Reviewed this property |
It is free entry sometimes there are added activities that you can opt into and pay.
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Robert Florian R
7 August 2017|
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Response from Mitchel D | Reviewed this property |
If you can get a train to the Oxford Road station, walk along the Oxford Road to the right-hand side (away from city centre) and you can't miss it! It's a little past All Saints Park
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Lynsey H
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Response from ClareNield | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lots of car parks near by, the Manchester Museum is in the heart of the university area and students drive cars these days apparently! We parked in the car park near Cecil street which was £5 for the day but... More
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