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The Manchester Museum

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely visit with 3 year old son.

We visited as a family today and had a lovely few hours. Parked on Booth St West car park D; £2... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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What a gem! Lovely museum! Very good displays and alot of great artifacts from Egyptians. My son 8... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lizzie H
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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
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited as a family today and had a lovely few hours. Parked on Booth St West car park D; £2 all day on a Sunday. Entrance to the museum is free, you can leave a donation to support and there is a gift shop....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gem! Lovely museum! Very good displays and alot of great artifacts from Egyptians. My son 8 years old loved it! It was alot bigger than expected also. Lots of activities going on, great day out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Studied for many years at the University of Manchester but only went in day before my graduation and been kicking myself for not going in earlier. This place has everything a teenager would have. The live animals added to an amazing experience. The Egyptian part...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my niece, nephew and three children ages between 2-13 and it was brilliant. Lots of things to see from live frogs and snakes to mummies! We loved it and was even given a virtual reality headset to use whilst there and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my almost 5 year old and he (and me!) had a really interesting time. We spent about 90mins inside as that was enough for him but I could have spent a little bit longer. He loved the T. rex, planets and especially the...More

1  Thank Bex_Stew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely day at the museum with my 4 year old grandson. We loved the dinosaur displays and the wonderful Vivarium. There was a great moment when we first saw the T-Rex and my little grandson said Wow!!! At the moment there are some Manchester Bees...More

Thank GillHP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum its not huge ( 2 hours visit is enough) but there are interesting things to see, mainly if you go with children.

1  Thank Mdfor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited primarily to see the Egyptian collection , which was excellent, displayed well and informative. Past Egyptologist collections were displayed at the beginning of the section and gave an excellent perspective to the study of Egyptology. There are significant artifacts displayed, like the 2...More

Thank atr525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went with friends and our respective small people. They loved the dinosaurs. More kid focused stuff would have been good, but that's of course because we bought kids!

Thank Katherine_Yates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A museum which is part of the University of Manchester with exceptional collections. It is due to be rebuilt

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Rita G
31 July 2018|
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Response from lynda_pedley | Reviewed this property |
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
Damon C
15 July 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
I think it is on permanent display.
29 April 2018|
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Response from MissParachute | Reviewed this property |
There is a free bus - bus number 2 - from the bus stop right in front of Victoria train station. Get off at Whitworth Street(ask the driver if you are unsure). This stop is very close to Sainsbury's. Then you can walk 10... More