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The Manchester Museum

Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
+44 161 275 2648
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Fun for young and old

I went here for the first time today with three teenagers and two toddlers and had a lovely walk... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
karen c
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Currency room! 👌

Love going to this museum! Been a good few times over the years. Went with my girlfriend and had a... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Harrison B
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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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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I went here for the first time today with three teenagers and two toddlers and had a lovely walk around. I wish I had more time to read about things but the toddlers kept us on the move , the bumblebee frogs were a great...More

Thank karen c
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Love going to this museum! Been a good few times over the years. Went with my girlfriend and had a lovely time at the cafe and then had a look around the museum! Walked into the currency room and there was this pleasant young man...More

Thank Harrison B
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting, my two boys loved it and didn't want to leave. Only down side was the lack of customer service in the café, very rude. One member of staff dropped a plate and the debris ended up hitting my 3 year old in the...More

Thank Jess W
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Loved the visit with my three grandchildren who enjoyed every minute here.. Lunch in the fab cafe and then amazing exhibits and then drinks in the little sitting area...well done!

Thank nicola m
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped 2 of our foster children off at MOSI for their activity and rather than go home we took the younger 2 to Manchester Museum. I've never been but heard good things. Was a bit of a shlep being about 30 minutes walk over but...More

Thank jonseyjames
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We visit the museum on a regular basis with our young granddaughter aged six. The new layout is great. The volunteers in the sense gallery are both friendly and helpful. The entrance area now has more table and seating area so that tired legs and...More

Thank Barbara Y
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Really interesting place to visit. Went with my 15 year old who really enjoyed it too. Lots of information and fantastic displays...well worth a visit.

Thank cath h
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Only managed the last hour of a day however thoroughly fascinating. A must see museum that people of all ages will love

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Climate control exhibition brilliant Great family / adult activities too lovely shop and permanent exhibitions better information on Egyptology than main Cairo museums Easily accessible by bus/ bike/train/tram although a reasonably priced car park nearby if needed. lovely but pricey cafe onsite. you are also...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went with friends and total of 4 children. There was lots to look at. The dinosaur was amazing to see. The animals were popular with the children. On the top floor there was an area for colouring in. A nice cafe down stairs and an...More

Thank 23rachael
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Hi, it's probably about a 10min walk from your hotel depending on how quick you walk or if you wanted you can get a magic bus (big blue one) that'll take you straight there in a few mins. Hope that helps. :0)
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