The Manchester Museum, Manchester

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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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  • Thoughouly enjoyed out time at the Museum today,really informative and we'll set out and easy to get around.Staff very friendly too!! 
    Thoughouly enjoyed out time at the Museum today,really informative and we'll set out and easy to get around.Staff very friendly too!!  more »
  • i was very happy to explore few manchester museums and this one was my favourite where i really enjoyed my time. 
    i was very happy to explore few manchester museums and this one was my favourite where i really enjoyed my time.  more »
  • A fascinating museum with a lots of interesting things to learn and enjoy. There is a big collection of fossils, skeletons, alive reptiles and amphibians which is pretty cool to see. 
    A fascinating museum with a lots of interesting things to learn and enjoy. There is a big collection of fossils, skeletons, alive reptiles and amphibians which is pretty cool to see.  more »
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  • Closed until 19 of September 2020...
  • Brilliant place, brilliant staff. I think this museum is far better than the one in London. Some may disagree but that will be due to shear size of the Natural history museum in London. I found Manchester Natural history Museum way better in terms of lay out, items, their history and the who vibe of the place.
  • We booked tickets online and was able to skip the line outside which was lovely. However, once in we didn't not find it very intriguing or exciting. On the website it said The Ancient Egypt section was closed - turns out the whole ancient section was closed. We were in and out within 1 hour. The shop did not have a lot going for it. The cafe was ridiculously expensive.
  • The staff I met were quite friendly but I didn't really see much about Manchester. It was pretty much exclusively about animals, evolution, and species local in the UK. I also would have liked some better markings for moving around. Still pretty good tho/though.
  • Loads of history to learn. They have fossil remains and embalmed humans from Egypt. Also check out the solar system section u get to see all the mineral elements. Also included is particles from the moon etc

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