Festive Fun at Manchester Museum

Family friendly

Stan, the Tyrannosaurus Rex at Manchester Museum, wearing a huge, custom-made Santa hat.
Image credit: Tobias Longmate

Fill up on festive joy and Christmas spirit at Manchester Museum.

From market stalls and a winter concert to reindeer racing and sing-alongs, the museum is bursting with festive fun and activity on Wednesday 13 December from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Expect family activities running throughout the evening, so come along in your best festive fancy dress (Christmas jumpers also permitted) and enjoy the museum after dark.

There will also be live music and performances, a Christmas market, games, festive videos, dancing and much more.


Plan your visit

The University Of Manchester, Oxford Rd
Greater Manchester,
M13 9PL

Enjoy a day of culture and adventure at the newly transformed Manchester Museum!

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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