Manx Museum

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Kingswood Grove
Isle of Man
Isle of Man

The Manx Museum is bursting with artefacts and treasures unique to the Isle of Man. The Island’s 10,000 year history is presented through film, galleries and interactive displays. The perfect starting point on your journey of discovery around our Island and its Viking and Celtic past. - Introductory film to the Island’s 10,000 year history - National Art Gallery Viking hoards of silver and gold in the Viking Gallery - The story of Tynwald, the oldest continuous Parliament in the world - Manx landscape, wildlife and habitats in the Natural History Gallery - The Island at War and its internment camps - The world-famous TT races, legendary riders and their motorbikes - The Holiday Isle in its heyday as a tourist destination from Victorian times - Gifts and souvenirs in our Gallery Shop - Refreshments in the Bay Room Cafe Visit our latest temporary exhibition - Visit the National Library & Archive and uncover stories on

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Tynwald Day.




  • English Heritage
  • Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments
  • Historic Scotland
  • National Art Pass
  • National Trust

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Conference facilities available
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Wi-fi available


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Online shop
  • Community outreach programme/service

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