The Manchester Museum, Manchester

4.5
With access to 4.5 million artifacts from every continent, The Manchester Museum is a vital research facility for the University of Manchester. The neo-Gothic building is centrally located on the university campus, so you can combine a museum visit with a tour of the university grounds. In 2011, the museum opened Living Worlds, an exhibit that encourages visitors to reflect on their own attitude toward nature. The Ancient Worlds exhibit involves a hands-on approach to explore the work of archaeologists. In 2013, Nature's Library opened to the public holding thousands of artifacts against the backdrop of Gothic Revival architecture. Put The Manchester Museum and other Manchester attractions into our Manchester trip maker tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I love this Museum, has a bit of everything, stuffed animals of various kinds, the geology is also strong. I just thought it was a shame that the party was about the history of Egypt was closed, but still has a lot of things right, is very worthwhile. All this for free. Wonderful.
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  • I must have walked past this place hundreds of times, and now, afterc38 years, I finally go there. What a delight. A gorgeous Victorian construction, newly renovated. A fabulous shop which improved my...  more »
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  • Absolutely brilliant. All of the staff are polite generous and so kind. One of the exhibition people had a big game of floor is lava in the main hall. And they played with my little girl. 😊
  • This is a great place for a full day out, with lots to see and do. Great for all ages, fun and educational. My personal favourite was the reptiles. Keep an eye open for fun events throughout the year. We recently had the opportunity to watch Jurrasic Park on a projector set up beneath the T-Rex skeleton! An experience not to be missed.
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