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“Excellent museum”

The Manchester Museum
Ranked #5 of 181 things to do in Manchester
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Owner description: The Manchester Museum is home to an array of treasures from the natural world and the many cultures it is home to. Highlights include a T.rex and fossils of other pre-historic creatures, ancient Egyptian artefacts and live amphibians and reptiles. You can handle objects from the collection, take part in hands-on activities or enjoy a glass of wine of cup of coffee whilst exploring the latest ideas in science, culture and the arts.
Chorley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Excellent museum”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

A brilliant day out with the children and young teenagers. A lot of interesting things to see and very educational. And all this for free!!

Visited October 2013
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Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Interesting for all ages!”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Had a fab few hours at the museum with my 5 year old daughter, her first trip to a museum and we both loved it. Very interesting exhibits and informative literature - staff were great too. My daughter was really engaged in the visit, asking questions and wanting to learn. She enjoyed the vivarium and the space exhibit the most, but the T-Rex was her favourite (especially as she has just learnt about dinosaurs in school). We also had lunch at the cafe which was very tasty and reasonably priced. All in all, a great time...and entrance is free!

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“Would recommend to everyone”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Brilliant family day out. Loved by young and old! The staff were helpful and new a huge amount of information on the exhibits.

Visited September 2013
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manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Can't believe its free”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Free, child friendly, something to interest everyone. Mummies, reptiles, animals, ancient civilisations etc..

Visited November 2013
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Spennymoor, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent and very interesting”
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

Visited with my family. The museum is just outside of Manchester city centre itself and is part of the university area. It is free to enter and is a very good place to visit if you are at all interested in nature/natural history. There are lots of interesting exhibits which my 2 young children were fascinated with. A particular favourite with most people was the T-Rex skeleton. Definitely a must see if you're in Manchester.

Visited April 2014
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