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.
The Manchester Museum Reviews
I really enjoyed my visit there! Walked by on a day I didn't know what to do so I didn't know anything about the place but I was truly surprised! In a good way. (also I went on a Sunday afternoon so i... more »
A number of the displays are currently closed for renovation works as such this did detract from the overall experience, however still worth a visit more »
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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