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The Manchester Museum

#5 of 188 things to do in Manchester Features Animals
Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
+44 161 275 2648
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Visited Manchester museum last summer , and enjoyed it , especially my youngest son. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
david w
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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A very interesting museum with a wide variety to suit all tastes

My wife, son and I paid a visit to the museum today. We were very surprised at the size of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nick S
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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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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.
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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Manchester museum last summer , and enjoyed it , especially my youngest son. Well worth a look 👍

Thank david w
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife, son and I paid a visit to the museum today. We were very surprised at the size of the collections, and the variety of different things on display. The T-Rex certainly impressed, and my son was transfixed in the nature section with much...More

1  Thank Nick S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took 3 kids here. Free entry. Great exhibits inventively displayed. Beautiful building. Good size for a few hours. Live animals. Picnic area downstairs (second set of loos just by there too). Fun craft activities. Great for a wet afternoon in Manchester.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Manchester museum is one of the best i have ever seen in the world The organization, the stuff, the decorations... everything and everyone are just perfect.

Thank Ilyass B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see a rich vivarium,fossils,rock & minerals meteorites,etc. Also you can see money, objects from the ancient worlds, etc. It is a very interesting museum with a huge variety of excibits!

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for the second Time in August 2017 - Like a mini Natural History/British Museum on a small scale. My wife got tied in conversation with guide Matthew (from Bury) who told her all about Harpies and Money !! Very interesting thank you Matthew....More

Thank DMat313
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great museum for people of all ages, I spent 4 years at the University of Manchester and whenever I had visitors, we always went to the museum as there was always something new on. It´s free too and has a nice little gift shop...More

1  Thank Katie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I am short of cash then I head here. A huge collection located in this building from around the globe over a huge time frame. Always see something new when I go and the kids always love seeing the natural history and Egyptian exhibits....More

Thank JPEM152
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit we are a family with a six and seven year old , the museum is really interesting with plenty to see and keep everyone occupied, the staff at the reception were so helpful and took the time to explain to our...More

Thank Lovinmambo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early for a 9.30am appointment to avoid traffic we got there at 8am so looked for somewhere to have breakfast To our surprise we found a little gem of a place next to the Manchester museum that server up a great variety of...More

Thank Derek M
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Robert Florian R
8 August 2017|
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Response from Tiki B | Reviewed this property |
1. Manchester Museum is only 20 minutes from Ashton-under-Lyne by car via the A365. There is an NCP car parking on Booth Street East (more or less opposite the Aquatic centre) 2 minutes walk from the museum. Just walk out of... More
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Lynsey H
3 August 2017|
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Response from ClareNield | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lots of car parks near by, the Manchester Museum is in the heart of the university area and students drive cars these days apparently! We parked in the car park near Cecil street which was £5 for the day but... More
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MrsNowell0510
26 July 2017|
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Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I agree with the above reply. There are many, many sections and we mustn't forget the life size dinosaur and blue whale which is hung from the ceiling and magnificent. Staff are on hand to answer any questions and were... More
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