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Manx Museum

Douglas IM1 3LY
+44 1624 648000
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Family favorite

Our family love this museum. It’s free! There’s interactive things for the kids,often they have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lucyw08
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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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Great museum of Manx history

A short 20 min film about the early settlers to the island followed by about 15 rooms covering... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bantickr
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Buntingford, 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 which will help you uncover the Isle of Man’s history and heritage.Make a beeline for the Manx Museum early on in your visit as it’s a great starting point if you are looking to explore the Island’s heritage attractions. The National Art Gallery in the museum contains work from a number of famous artists including Archibald Knox, William Hoggat and John Miller Nicholson and there’s also a national library and well stocked archives for those visitors keen to explore the Island’s history further.There is also tearoom and gift shop located within the museum.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rainy day” (51 reviews)
“natural history” (20 reviews)
“free entry” (35 reviews)
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"isle of man"
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"steep hill"
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"introductory film"
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"couple of hours"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family love this museum. It’s free! There’s interactive things for the kids,often they have different search and find activities etc for the kids. It’s our go to place on a rainy day. I learn something new each time I go

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Reviewed yesterday

A short 20 min film about the early settlers to the island followed by about 15 rooms covering different themes from art to natural history, occupations , wartime and of course The TT. Well worth a visit . There is a cafe and gift shop...More

Thank bantickr
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here today as we heard it was free and thought why not. It was quite interesting and would recommend it to visitors. They had a nice coffee shop there too with delightful scones and a small selection of light bites. They also had...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow lovely place and some amazing vehicles. Well worth going and lots to see and read about. Glad I have been

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a great place to visit to see the history and learn some interesting facts and hear stories about what's gone on in the past. It is a great place to view the culture and history of the IoM for yourself.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue is at the rear of Sports Direct and up the hill - we showed out TT pin badges for admission. Our visit lasted a couple of hours and we saw all aspects of Manx history. There were films to watch and interactive displays...More

Thank GarySkuse
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

please enjoyed our visit to the manx museum, a great place to visit, although a part was closed due to some work being done. easy to get to and free with E H or N T cards

Thank Doug M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to find, purpose built, well curated and up to date (and FREE!). Covers all aspects of Manx life and history.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building outside with very diverse collections inside. The presentation of the different areas was extremely well done! The cleaver way you sat in the cottage then through onto the steam shop, the theatre and prom areas were all really imaginative! The short film in...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a truly national museum of the Manx and should not be missed on a visit to the island.There is something for everyone and lots of time should be allowed for a long browse followed by coffee and Manx bronnig cake in rhe cafe!...More

Thank Rodney059
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sightseercumrambler
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
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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
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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
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