The Manchester Museum

Manchester museum is a long building with lots of windows and doors
The Manchester Museum

Situated within the University of Manchester, Manchester Museum is home to an array of artefacts from the natural world. Highlights at the museum include a fossilised T-Rex called Stan, ancient Egyptian objects, and live amphibians and reptiles. The Museum also houses a South Asia Gallery and a Chinese Culture Gallery.

Whatever your age, there is plenty to keep everybody entertained. Get involved with hands-on activities, tours, storytelling and performance at the museum’s monthly family events and school holiday activities. There are also regular Baby Explorers, Magic Carpet sensory play and interactive story sessions for pre-schoolers.

The museum also hosts regular evening social events for adults. With talks, debates, conversations and friendly, practical workshops on a range of different topics, there is always something new to discover.

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  • Cafe on sité
  • Gift Shop
  • Toilets
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Audio Tours
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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