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Traditional Manx Blacksmith at Cregneash

Traditional Manx Blacksmith at Cregneash

Discover Manx Maritime History at the Nautical Museum

Discover Manx Maritime History at the Nautical Museum

Grove Museum of Victorian Life

Grove Museum of Victorian Life

History & Heritage

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  1. Add Balladoole Historic Monument Site to your Itinerary

    Balladoole Historic Monument Site

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    Historic Site

    Balladoole, near to Castletown, is one of the Isle of Man’s most impressive ancient monuments.

    Excavation has revealed a number of significant finds including prehistoric flints, Bronze Age burials, Iron Age earthworks and early Christian lintel...

  2. Add Peel Castle to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 385 reviews385 reviews

    Peel Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Peel

    St. Patrick’s Isle was once home to Christian missionaries, Viking warriors and kings. The impressive fortress dominating the Isle was a royal residence, centre of government and military stronghold.

  3. Add The Old House of Keys to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 87 reviews87 reviews

    The Old House of Keys

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    Historic House / Palace

    Castletown

    Be greeted by the secretary of the former home of the Manx Parliament, take your seat in the finely restored debating chamber for a theatrical debate on setting the Island laws.

  4. Add Snaefell Mountain to your Itinerary

    Snaefell Mountain

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    Landmark

    Snaefell is the highest mountain and the only summitt higher than 2,000 feet on the Isle of Man at 2,034 feet above sea level. 

  5. Add Manx Electric Railway Museum to your Itinerary

    Manx Electric Railway Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Douglas

    A great opportunity to see information charting the conception of the railway right up until the modern day

  6. Add Grove Museum to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews

    Grove Museum

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    Museum

    Isle Of Man

    Step inside the cherished country home of the Gibb family. Inside their possessions reveal the story of the family.

  7. Add Nautical Museum to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 80 reviews80 reviews

    Nautical Museum

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    Museum

    Castletown

    Uncover the story of the inventive George Quayle and his most significant surviving creation Peggy, the earliest known example of a British armed yacht.

  8. Add Castle Rushen to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 306 reviews306 reviews

    Castle Rushen

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    Castle / Fort

    Castletown

    In the heart of the Island’s ancient capital the medieval castle, Castle Rushen, holds many stories within its walls.

  9. Add Isle of Man Motor Museum to your Itinerary

    Isle of Man Motor Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Jurby

    Explore the amazing stories behind a collection of over 250 unique vehicles from around the world, including classic cars and motor vechicles and rarely seen private motorcycles. 

  10. Add Cashtal yn Ard  to your Itinerary

    Cashtal yn Ard

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Cashtal yn Ard, or the Castle of the Heights, is a well preserved chambered tomb situated on raised land overlooking the parish of Maughold.

  11. Add Calf of Man to your Itinerary

    Calf of Man

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    Landmark

    Port St Mary

    The Calf of Man, found off the southern-most tip of the Isle of Man, spans just one and a half miles long, with the width being no longer than one mile.
    The island, now owned by the Manx National Heritage, provides the ideal destination for...

  12. Add Rushen Abbey to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 52 reviews52 reviews

    Rushen Abbey

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    Abbey / Priory

    Isle Of Man

    Rushen Abbey was gifted by King Olaf I for use as a monastery in 1134. The visitor centre tells the Abbey's story from 1134 to strawberry tea dancing and days of disco.

  13. Add Manx National Heritage Library & Archive to your Itinerary

    Manx National Heritage Library & Archive

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    Museum

    Douglas

    For over a century manuscripts, maps and plans, photographs, prints, film, sound and published works have been actively collected and preserved on behalf of the people of the Isle of Man.

  14. Add Manx Museum to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 560 reviews560 reviews

    Manx Museum

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    Museum

    Douglas

    From the wonders of our natural world to road racing legends, begin your journey through the Island’s vibrant history and its unique national collections.

  15. Add Great Union Camera Obscura to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 60 reviews60 reviews

    Great Union Camera Obscura

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    Landmark

    Douglas

    This Victorian curiosity has entertained visitors for hundreds of years – offering a unique way to see the surrounding area and an opportunity to spy on fellow tourists!

  16. Add Leece Museum to your Itinerary

    Leece Museum

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    Type:

    Museum

    Peel

    The Leece Museum is devoted to objects, photographs and documents specifically relating to Peel in the Isle of Man. 

  17. Add Railway Museum, Port Erin to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 49 reviews49 reviews

    Railway Museum, Port Erin

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    Museum

    Port Erin

    A unique museum that will take you back in time to a period when train travel on the Isle of Man was a regular occurrence and not just a day out!

  18. Add The Sound to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 250 reviews250 reviews

    The Sound

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    The Sound,

    The Sound Visitor Centre in Port St Mary is one of the most picturesque points in the south of the Island and contains a wealth of information about the history of the area including the Calf of Man which is an Island directly opposite.

  19. Add Bradda Glen and Milner's Tower to your Itinerary

    Bradda Glen and Milner's Tower

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    Viewpoint

    Discover the tranquil beauty of Bradda Glen offering spectacular and panoramic views over the beautiful Port Erin Bay and the Calf of Man.

  20. Add Scarlett Visitor Centre and Nature Trail to your Itinerary

    Scarlett Visitor Centre and Nature Trail

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    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Castletown

    The Visitor Centre contains information on the local surroundings, the environment in general and the work of Manx Wildlife Trust. You're sure to see outstanding coastal scenery, spectacular limestone and volcanic rock-formations, great spring...