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Manx Museum is Top of the Tree!!

This is well worth the visit! Have been to many museums where you have to pay entry and not as... read more

Reviewed today
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
Brilliant museum, well worth a visit.

Very much enjoyed our visit here and then had a nice cuppa and soup of the day in the cafe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sally B
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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From Viking treasure finds, natural wonders of the world, the famous TT Races and wartime internment – you’ll find something to appeal to everyone at the Manx Museum.The museum has plenty of interactive displays, films and a wide range of exhibits...more
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Reviewed today

This is well worth the visit! Have been to many museums where you have to pay entry and not as informative, or well planned out as this one, if they decide to have a concession in the future , it would still be worth the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very much enjoyed our visit here and then had a nice cuppa and soup of the day in the cafe. Excellent displays,and plenty to see.

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I can't remember when I've enjoyed a museum so much ! It's worth watching the film( for an over-view) first and then following the Manx footprints round the route, deviating whenever something catches your eye. Beware the old-fashioned deck chairs, I feared never getting out...More

Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must visit whilst on the Isle of Man. Great video gives overview of islands history and the on site cafe is excellent,

Thank Rosey18
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent museum, I learned a lot about the origins of the Isle of Man, its political system, and also the internment camps of WWII. Entry is free..

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited Isle of Man many times but this is the first time we've been into the museum. We had two young children with us, 3 & 7 who absolutely loved it. Very child friendly and informative. Our 3 year old grandson borrowed a magnifying...More

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum takes a bit of finding, and is up a steep hill from the Promenade. The recommended route includes using the lift in the multi-storey car park, but there is still a climb. There is a variety of interesting stuff about Manx life to...More

Thank nickandpauline
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much more interesting than your usual museum, something for everyone to enjoy. Free entry. Access via a small bridge from the top of a car park at the rear of the shops in Douglas.

Thank pxdpd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our visit over around 1 1/2 hours, free entry and good exhibits with well priced cafe gave an insight into the history of the island.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a free day on the island and it was raining so we spent a couple hours in the museum. I had been here before two years ago and liked it then. There's lots of interesting facts and displays about the island's history, people...More

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4 June 2017|
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Response from venus2012 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - depending on your preferences (it's an art gallery/museum) but I spent about 4 hours there, split into two visits. My interests covered both art and celtic/viking ancient history and geology. . I paid a second visit as... More
Elizabeth C
29 July 2015|
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I think there is a bug in tripadvisor, this is the 2nd time in a month that I have been notified that there is a question and it is for the wrong location. I don't think it is user error, I think there is a bug. But it... More
Gill P
28 March 2015|
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Response from ManxNationalHeritage | Property representative |
Hi Gill Visitors to the Isle of Man can buy the ‘Holiday’ pass for £20 for adults and £10 for children from Manx National Heritage outlets, which gives unlimited entry to all MNH attractions for up to 14 days while the... More