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Manx Museum

Kingswood Grove


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Tel01624 648000

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Natural History and Wildlife Gallery

Map & Directions


Road Directions

Finding us on foot from Douglas Promenade:
The museum is situated on a steep hill behind central Douglas. It can be reached by lift and crossing the pedestrian footbridge on the top level of Chester Street Car Park, which is situated on the road behind the main shopping street. The route is wheelchair and buggy accessible, but there is a steep incline from the footbridge through the museum car park to the main entrance.

Public Transport Directions

Horse Tram: Sefton Hotel Stop
Bus: 3, 3A, 22, 22A, 23, 235 (timetable at
A short 10 - 15 minute walk from the Manx Electric Railway and Steam Train terminus

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Free admission - donations welcome to Manx Museum and National Trust.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Limited parking in the Manx Museum car park
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Limited parking, nearest car park at Chester Street
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 1h+
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi Available

Opening Times

2018 (2 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • k_yorke
    Machynlleth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Fantastic Museum pity it took hours of research to find out where it was
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd September 2018
    A comprehensive experience, video presentation of the history of the IOM, plus original aretfacts with interesting and clear descriptions. Other short video presentations on specific topics were... Read full review
  • KenS92
    Braintree, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A great insight into IOM history!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th September 2018
    So much to see, very well laid out and FREE entry! From island wildlife exhibits to a colourful old tram, some famous TT bikes and items from the days when the island held internees, who were often... Read full review
  • TheWaltons126
    Halifax, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great museum about the Isle of Man
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th September 2018
    We visited the Isle of Man for the first time and decided to visit as we knew so little about the island despite it being so close, really enjoyed the visit and learnt a lot about its history and... Read full review

Special Offers

  • Manx National Heritage Holiday Pass

    Visiting the Isle of Man for a holiday or short break? For just £25 for an adult pass, you can access all of Manx National Heritage’s (MNH) sites - from the world's largest working waterwheel to castles and cottages, museums and historic homes for 14 days. A great value way to discover the Isle of Man's history and heritage. Child’s pass available for £12.

    Pass includes entry to the Grove Museum, Great Laxey Wheel, Rushen Abbey, Castle Rushen, Nautical Museum, Old House of Keys, Cregneash, House of Manannan and Peel Castle. Valid for 14 days from first date of use.

    Buy Now >

    Available at the Manx Museum, MNH sites and online.

    Offer link: Attraction and Activity

  • Manx National Heritage 2018 Limited Edition MNH TT Pin Badge - £10

    Purchase our limited edition pin badge to support the Island's heritage and culture and receive free admission to all Manx National Heritage sites for the duration of the TT festival, Southern 100 Races and Festival of Motorcycling.

    Badge includes entry to the Grove Museum, Great Laxey Wheel, Rushen Abbey, Castle Rushen, Nautical Museum, Old House of Keys, Cregneash, House of Manannan and Peel Castle. Manx Museum free entry - donations welcome.

    2018 MNH TT Pin Badge

    Buy Now >

    Available at the Manx Museum, MNH sites and online

    Offer link: Attraction and Activity

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