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House of Manannan

Mill Road, Peel IM5 1TA
+44 1624 648000
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The history of Man

Spent an enjoyable afternoon wandering around this fascinating museum. You can explore all aspects... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John R
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Wonderful museum

This was real highlight and it'a worth taking your time. The museum walks you through the social... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rexbarker
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Fleet, Hampshire
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  • Average4%
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Mythical sea god Manannan guides you through this interactive museum which focuses on the Isle of Man's rich Celtic, Viking and maritime past. Discover life sized reconstructions of Celtic roundhouses, join the crew of the Odin’s Raven on a Viking...more
Closes in 18 min
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
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Mill Road, Peel IM5 1TA
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+44 1624 648000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent an enjoyable afternoon wandering around this fascinating museum. You can explore all aspects of the islands history. The new area in the Vikings section was an impressive piece of woodwork. I don’t know if it was the time of year but some of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was real highlight and it'a worth taking your time. The museum walks you through the social history of the island period by period, and the exhibits are really tremendous. it is designed to make you feel part of the various exhibits, even down to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best small museums we have been to. It was well laid out and it gives a very good over view of life on the Isle of Man. We did not have time to do the museum justice as there was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting museum covering all aspects of life on the Isle of Man. It kept our diverse group entertained for quite a few hours on a rainy day in Peel! Fascinating, and the staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Emma W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a lot of reviews say, a great interactive museum on the heritage of the Isle of Man and its Viking history. It got a bit samey towards the end and I actually think this would be great for school trips primarily and you could...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit. Many interactive displays and for you to really enjoy you must immerse yourself into the characters telling their stories. We were fir over two hours. Could Hagerstown longer. One downside was that some of the displays were a little slow...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend anyone to visit House of Manannan fantastic and informative display of past history great education throughout the ages . Wow ......

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fascinating museum providing an excellent insight into the history of the Island. The museum is spread over several floors with a variety of interactive exhibits, films and artefacts. The staff are very friendly and helpful and there is a café and gift shop.

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting the island it’s a must to visit the story of Mann Children from 3 will really get involved and gives you a great history connected with the island Grab a season ticket and see all the other attrActions while here

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very good venue which show cases the history of the isle. Good interactive displays. Friendly staff.

Thank Loftie1
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Orville63
17 July 2017|
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Response from ManxNationalHeritage | Property representative |
The price of visiting House of Manannan is £10 for adults and £5 for children. The most cost effective way to visit attractions is to purchase a Holiday Pass which provides access to all Manx National Heritage sites (£20... More
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barry-holliday
17 March 2015|
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Response from ManxNationalHeritage | Property representative |
The House of Manannan is currently undergoing a refurbishment programme including a redesign of the Kingdom of Man and the Isles gallery and the outside area, which will be turned into a play space. The new gallery is... More
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