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The Manchester Museum

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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
+44 161 275 2648
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One of the best Museum in Manchester

It is one of the place to see in Manchester. It is convenient for also kids and the visit is free... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2016
Çağrı B
Great experience!

I have visited the museum during the science festival and I was so surprised by the number of... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2016
Bolton, 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. You can handle objects from the collection, take part in hands-on activities or enjoy a glass of wine of cup of coffee whilst exploring the latest ideas in science, culture and the arts.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
+44 161 275 2648
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

It is one of the place to see in Manchester. It is convenient for also kids and the visit is free of charge.

Thank Çağrı B
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I have visited the museum during the science festival and I was so surprised by the number of families and children inside this amazing place. Very well organised event and great location. Reptile area is my favourite one.

Thank FoxeeNat
Reviewed November 1, 2016

I've lived in Manchester for over twenty years, have driven past here many times but never been in. A hospital appointment behind the museum meant that I had some time to kill and I'm so pleased that I went in. I arrived at the same...More

Thank jillwindyridge
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Provides a variety of historical items together with items that one usually sees in Natural History museums. It is all well organised and the contents are easy to follow. Mostly enjoyed the crystals part, really liked the part where small live animals (frogs, geckos) are...More

Thank Ricardo M
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Fantastic place to visit. My nephews loved it and we are already planning next trip, as we couldn't finish everything during first visit.

Thank Danny M
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Great day out on a budget, of course museum is free to enter but nice cafe with great home cooked food. Lots of activities for children to be involved with such as finding animals on the quiz and activity centre for them to draw and...More

Thank melissa b
Reviewed October 28, 2016

The museum is close to the hospitals and universities so was handy to visit whilst I was in the area. It is very popular and interesting for all age groups. Was a pleasant afternoon visiting.

Thank Carole R
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We brought out 6 year old daughter during get half term and the place was heaving! The galleries seemed to go on for ever with what felt like miles of glass cases and exhibits. Some of the taxidermy exhibits looked a bit moth eaten but...More

Thank DiBowman
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the animal exhibits and the chance to see some fantastic dinosaurs. One of the brilliant Victorian rooms of stuffed animals I noticed was also used as a set for the Sky series Penny Dreadfuls

Thank Neil R
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The Manchester Museum is a wonderful place to visit for a day out or even for a few hours. Go and soak up the history of this amazing city, and the areas around it :)

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Robert Florian R
August 7, 2017|
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Response from Mitchel D | Reviewed this property |
If you can get a train to the Oxford Road station, walk along the Oxford Road to the right-hand side (away from city centre) and you can't miss it! It's a little past All Saints Park
Lynsey H
August 2, 2017|
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Response from ClareNield | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are lots of car parks near by, the Manchester Museum is in the heart of the university area and students drive cars these days apparently! We parked in the car park near Cecil street which was £5 for the day but... More
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I agree with the above reply. There are many, many sections and we mustn't forget the life size dinosaur and blue whale which is hung from the ceiling and magnificent. Staff are on hand to answer any questions and were... More