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The Manchester Museum

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Opens in 7 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great day out for all ages

All the family loved this museum, if there are dinosaurs and stuffed dead animals the kids are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Georgina70
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Workington, Cumbria
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the museum is free and interesting,But if like me you are going to see the Mummies they are not on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shelley P
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Durham, 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...more
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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
Chorlton
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+44 161 275 2648
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Reviewed yesterday

All the family loved this museum, if there are dinosaurs and stuffed dead animals the kids are normally happy. Interesting about evolution and the whole history of the natural world. A couple of hours is enough here. Need to find a car park nearby as...More

Thank Georgina70
Reviewed 3 days ago

the museum is free and interesting,But if like me you are going to see the Mummies they are not on display as they are doing work to the area and they wont be back for 2 years.

Thank Shelley P
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited the museum with our two small grandsons, aged 4 and 7. We were in the museum for around 4 hours, having our lunch in the cafe. The boys loved everything the saw, especially the dinosaur remains.It was a great day out and exceeded...More

Thank holidayloversOldham
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to admit that Stan the T-Rex is a must to see. He takes over the lower floor of the museum along with other exhibits from the dinosaur age. There are plenty of fossils to see with pictures and models to show you the...More

Thank davewinstanley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away from the normal tourist areas of manchester and situated in the university. Free museum based on a natural history structure. Interesting exhibits and a beautiful structure. Not crowded and a good choice to visit although parking an issue.

1  Thank Woodychester1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful range of exhibits from fossils to living creatures, marine to land animals, insects to birds. One of the best things: the museum is free entry so its accessible to everyone!

Thank Marissa L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place to learn something , to show children amazing stuff and spend nice day with family and friends.

Thank Dorota J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some nice exhibitions that were enjoyable for the children. Not really much to appease us older folk.

Thank andrewtodd7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole place is very interesting especially the Pitt River's collection, their is a cafe and would recommend to others if you like that sort of thing.

Thank cadge946
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must have walked past this place hundreds of times, and now, afterc38 years, I finally go there. What a delight. A gorgeous Victorian construction, newly renovated. A fabulous shop which improved my understanding of the planet's and solar system. The museum has been update,...More

Thank AntoniaTrip
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Pete C
24 August 2018|
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Response from Bex_Stew | Reviewed this property |
I parked in university car park D on higher Cambridge street which is only 5mins walk away. It’s a pay and display but price wasn’t ridiculous
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Rita G
31 July 2018|
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Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL Walk: 15-25min from Manchester city centre. Flat paved route. Bike: Secure bicycle parking can be found close to the Museum, on Coupland... More
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damonc132
15 July 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
I think it is on permanent display.
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