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This museum is really worth a visit. One can find out more about the Island and its history in an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HuddySB
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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New to I of Man: so finding this place helped fill me in on so much history & activity of the isle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Restless59
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Mythical sea god Manannan guides you through this interactive museum which focuses on the Isle of Man's rich Celtic, Viking and maritime past. Discover life sized reconstructions of Celtic roundhouses, join the crew of the Odin’s Raven on a Viking...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is really worth a visit. One can find out more about the Island and its history in an entertaining and interesting way. This is one of the musts on a trip to the Isle of Man.

Thank HuddySB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New to I of Man: so finding this place helped fill me in on so much history & activity of the isle. I found it interesting & informative and very visual. Peel is a lovely spot happily return here.

Thank Restless59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful imaginative portrayal of the Isle of Mann history. Particularly loved the replica viking ship and warriors. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great and informative museum on the history of the Isle of Man. told through a character in a film who reappears throughout history. It's a large rambling building and good use has been made of the space, with a variety of dioramas, exhibits, film and...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit the House of Manannan after Peel Castle for a more in-depth history of the IOM. It includes many dioramas, full size objects of interest and stories. Very good visit. Plan at least an hour to 90 minutes. Good gift shop too.

Thank PJMM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large modern museum telling the story of the Isle of Man. Lots of interactive displays where you touch an object to hear a story relevant to the object. You could spend hours in here if you listened to every single story available....More

Thank Beagle82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic! I arrived on my mobility scooter and could not have been better looked after by the staff. It was easy to get around and see all the exhibits without knocking anything over! I wish we had had more time, but we spent all afternoon...More

Thank tracylott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting small museum in Peel featuring an insight into Manx history. There are also some exhibitions which change annually. There is a shop and a tea room. Entrance is free except to the Kingdom of Man exhibit.

Thank CrumpySeaford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't know what to expect but the lady on the reception desk explained about the museum and the displays. Seems it's popular with school parties on day we were there. Nice cafe adjacent to it

Thank trammanNotts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent and interactive exhibits. Well laid out and easy to navigate. If the weather hadn't been so good or the surrounding landscape so interesting, we would like to have stayed longer.

Thank DOVERBAKER
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Orville63
17 July 2017|
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Response from ManxNationalHeritage | Property representative |
The price of visiting House of Manannan is £10 for adults and £5 for children. The most cost effective way to visit attractions is to purchase a Holiday Pass which provides access to all Manx National Heritage sites (£20... More
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barry-holliday
17 March 2015|
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The House of Manannan is currently undergoing a refurbishment programme including a redesign of the Kingdom of Man and the Isles gallery and the outside area, which will be turned into a play space. The new gallery is... More
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