Manchester MuseumCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
The Manchester Museum which is looked after the famed University of Manchester is the perfect introduction to this lovely city. The place is home to some amazing displays that include natural historical ones as well as live animals in the newly introduced “Vivarium”. It is certainly an awesome place to take the children.
Mummies, Fossils, art objects, minerals and a host of other artefacts await the visitor at this extremely well thought of venture. You will be able to learn a lot about the ancient Greek and Roman cultures as well as a lot more through the painstakingly collected exhibits.
The history of the natural world has also been displayed with the help of stuffed animals and the archeological exhibits will leave kids as well as adults completely enthralled. They also have a lovely green house where you can see how the food we eat is grown. The olives and the pomegranates are put up for exploration. The collection of artefacts related to this beautiful city is especially worth a see.
All in all, the museum does a wonderful job of engaging popular interests and keeping people gazing in wonder throughout. Do give this quirky and wholesome museum a try while in Manchester.
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92.36% of people who visit Manchester include Manchester Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
33.68% of people start their Manchester Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Manchester Museum
92.71% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Manchester Museum
People normally club together Sri Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara Educational & Cultural Centre (sikh Temple) and Castlefield while planning their visit to Manchester Museum.
Good number of exhibits. There is not that much detail or discussion about each of them, however. Parking is a little limited. Could do with some more interactive content for children. If you go late in the day the cafe will likely be sold out of food.
Information was presented in such a fascinating manner, attracting visitors of all ages to this particular museum. It was beautiful to see the exhibits being displayed in an artistic manner which brought forth a certain message. Definitely worth bringing children to visit, or even worth a visit alone.
I wasn’t expecting the Smithsonian or anything like that, but I wasn’t expecting one hour to feel like a lifetime. It shouldn’t be called Manchester museum on account of the fact that it had mostly plastic models and bad taxidermy instead of anything about Manchester. I can only spend so much time looking at stuffed animals with no clear context for why they’re displayed. But I can’t complain too much because it was free 🤷🏽♂️
Brilliant museum for variety. Best meteorite collection I've seen. Excellent for paleontology. The rest is more basic but a good mix.
Went during the Manchester Science Festival to see Jurassic Party and it was awesome. They had a T-Rex hanging over the screen, would definitely recommend. The dinosaur displays were cool too, shame about the rest of the exhibits, but it was pretty late (8pm).