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The Manchester Museum

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If you like such places, just go there. Interesting place with many different exhibits to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Legnica, Poland
Amazing "Free" museum

As per my review of the National Football Museum, I was down for the Rugby League Final again, but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Donald M
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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...more
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Oxford Road | The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, England
+44 161 275 2648
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like such places, just go there. Interesting place with many different exhibits to see. During a short visit, you have a chance to learn many interesting things. There isn't too much space, so when busy time, you might have problems with reading some...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As per my review of the National Football Museum, I was down for the Rugby League Final again, but added an extra day to explore more of the Museums in Manchester. After visiting the NFM, which by the way, is a must see location, just...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming for years now with our older children but this is the first time our 3 year old daughter has actually enjoyed it, since her visit she has now become obsessed with dinosaurs and gave even name a few of them now....More

Thank Jo J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum as I was in the area for another exhibition. Very helpful and friendly staff. Galleries full of Egyptian relics, local history and stuffed animals and birds. Was so surprised to see that they had a vivarium with live Frogs, lizards etc. Thoroughly...More

Thank viv m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A splendid museum with an entry fee you can’t contest! It was a shame a couple of the exhibits were closed, but what I saw was cool- it’s perfect for those with a particular interest in taxidermy and skeletons. There are also bits on Ancient...More

Thank TheFussyTeenager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a must for all ages. Entrance is free and one could spend at least 2-3 hours wandering round this vast expanse of exhibits. It houses an Egyptian room with burial artifacts along with several sarcophagas, jewellery, pots etc. Numerous varieties of butterflies,...More

Thank 30Stephanie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy Sunday with my husband and daughter, it’s free to get in but there are places to leave donations throughout the museum. We all absolutely loved it, it was great to see the Egyptian exhibition before it closed, my daughter loved...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always look for something to do with my 6 y/o child and this one should be on the list. It was a great fun for little ones to go around the museum and learn something new too. The museum has lots to offer. It's...More

Thank mceastwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this museum and there is always so much to do. Keep an eye out for events as so many of them are family friendly.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating Egyptology Department where some statues are reputed to turn on their own at night :) The whole Museum is well organised..... easy to get to with an excellent Bus service down Oxford Road. Highly Recommended.

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Pete C
24 August 2018|
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Response from Bex_Stew | Reviewed this property |
I parked in university car park D on higher Cambridge street which is only 5mins walk away. It’s a pay and display but price wasn’t ridiculous
Rita G
31 July 2018|
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Response from lynda_pedley | Reviewed this property |
Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL Walk: 15-25min from Manchester city centre. Flat paved route. Bike: Secure bicycle parking can be found close to the Museum, on Coupland... More
Damon C
16 July 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
I think it is on permanent display.