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Manx Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Visit on a windy day

We were recommended to visit the museum and we were not disappointed. We were really surprised that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
York, United Kingdom
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In search of the ancestors

Sadly never had time to look at the museum as I was there to look up family records in the library... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lowestoft, 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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit the museum and we were not disappointed. We were really surprised that it was free entry. We were given the opportunity to watch a 20 minute video on our own in a lovely theatre styled room. So we did. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sadly never had time to look at the museum as I was there to look up family records in the library. Th staff were very helpful and my husband did. Go and look at the art gallery. Good cafe and the z,anxvake we had was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AileenB199
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm not one for museums generally but visited 'out of season' to pass some time. Started with a short film which put everything into chronological order. Passed through 10+ different areas, all with clear and informative information and not too much to make you glaze...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LouGibson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice few hours spent learning more about the isle of man. lots for the children to see and do. nice cafe

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kate19784
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely couple of hours spent here learning about Manx life. Fun for both the children and parents. Thank you

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hanily84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, knowledgable staff and lots of great exhibits “free entry” the film show on entry essential to give the rest some perspective...

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephenb1234
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good 3 hours here whilst waiting to go to the airport, could easily have stayed longer. Staff were so knowledgable and helpful. Inside was a great little cafe, very reasonable prices. Will come back again.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Poppy2411
Reviewed 30 January 2019

The staff couldn't have been more helpful in tracking down some small Manx flags, and then in the beautiful restaurant we had a delicious afternoon tea, cakes decorated with fresh fruit and cream. The chef was very self-deprecating, said he was 'just showing off'. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pat T
Reviewed 20 January 2019

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 16 January 2019

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
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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
Elizabeth C
28 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