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Manx Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fantastic Museum For Such A Small Island!

The Manx Museum was the first attraction I visited when moving to the Isle of Man and I was blown... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Douglas, United Kingdom
Really good way to spend a few hours in Douglas

Me and my wife went on a Saturday afternoon and really enjoyed walking through the informative and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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From Viking treasure finds, natural wonders of the world, the famous TT Races and wartime internment – you’ll find something to appeal to everyone at the Manx Museum.The museum has plenty of interactive displays, films and a wide range of exhibits...more
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Manx Museum Kingswood Grove, Douglas IM1 3LY
+44 1624 648000
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All reviews rainy day natural history short film multi storey car park free entry steep hill interesting exhibits isle of man internment camps introductory film couple of hours family history worth a visit all ages great place to visit tt races on display
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Manx Museum was the first attraction I visited when moving to the Isle of Man and I was blown away by the exhibitions, the professional standard and the extremely interesting displays. One of the best museum experiences I have had and a great achievement...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MeanCats
Reviewed 6 days ago

Me and my wife went on a Saturday afternoon and really enjoyed walking through the informative and visually interesting exhibitions. Museum is well laid out and the staff and friendly and helpful. Worth a visit to give you a brief understanding of the island and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dmckay_27
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting the Isle of Man and you are interested in History you should visit the Manx Museum. It has a variety of exhibits - paintings, neolithic and Viking findings, contemporary exhibits that reflect the modern life on the Island. Two skeleton -...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marietta T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited several times and it gets better each time. The exhibits are great, especially the pop up one which changes several times a year. Some of the staff are nice but one guy in particular always looks miserable. The shop is well stocked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin_IM_007_
Reviewed 17 December 2018

A journey from the Neolithic to contemporary society. Lots of quirky and intriguing items. Well displayed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Timbowhimbo
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Very informative and interactive. Great for families. Staff helpful and good coffee shop. Exhibits displayed very well. Enjoyable couple of hours

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MoynaS
Reviewed 4 December 2018

This free museum is a great way to learn about the history of IOM. The exhibits are nice and the short film is very interesting. They have a very nice gift shop too! There is a tea room but we did not eat there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LaurieTEX
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and rare pieces of Tudric and Cymric on mini display. Now need a full curated exhibition. Also visited the National Art Gallery, much improved hanging and lighting. The theatre and entertainment exhibitions, and the war exhibition are great.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank johnwQ1928NJ
Reviewed 21 November 2018

I wanted to visit the Mann at War display which has been advertised on the screen of the vending machine in my office. I found myself looking around the whole museum again and I have to say I learn something every time I go there....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dil1964
Reviewed 19 November 2018

nice little place, very informative about Manx history with some very nice pieces of history.free to enter

Date of experience: November 2018
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3 June 2017|
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Response from venus2012 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - depending on your preferences (it's an art gallery/museum) but I spent about 4 hours there, split into two visits. My interests covered both art and celtic/viking ancient history and geology. . I paid a second visit as... More
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29 July 2015|
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Response from 473KH473 | Reviewed this property |
I think there is a bug in tripadvisor, this is the 2nd time in a month that I have been notified that there is a question and it is for the wrong location. I don't think it is user error, I think there is a bug. But it... More
Gill P
28 March 2015|
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Response from ManxNationalHeritage | Property representative |
Hi Gill Visitors to the Isle of Man can buy the ‘Holiday’ pass for £20 for adults and £10 for children from Manx National Heritage outlets, which gives unlimited entry to all MNH attractions for up to 14 days while the... More