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Manx Museum

Kingswood Grove
Douglas
IM1 3LY

Museum

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Map & Directions

Douglas

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 www.bus.im)
A short 10 - 15 minute walk from the Manx Electric Railway and Steam Train terminus

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Facilities

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi Available

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre

Accessibility

  • 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

Parking & Transport

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

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

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

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

Opening Times

Manx Museum opening times 2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00*
SundayClosed*
Manx Museum opening times 2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    490
  • Very Good
    178
  • Average
    16
  • Poor
    2
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • John E
    Kenilworth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good overview of island - start here
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd September 2017
    There is plenty to see on the island and we started here. It gives a broad overview and you come away with sight seeing ideas and historical perspective PS Good coffee shop Read full review
  • Peter D
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    What a surprise
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd September 2017
    Amazing how this little island could present such an interesting collection of items in a modern and fresh way. Free entry but a donation is always welcome. Highly recommended. Read full review
  • PeteD60
    Ware, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    The story starts here...
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th September 2017
    We had been travelling around the Island for 4 days and this Museum happened to be the last of our visit – once we had sat down to watch the 30 minute presentation on the Story of Mann – we realised... Read full review

Special Offers

  • Manx National Heritage Holiday Pass

    Visiting the Isle of Man for a holiday or short break? For just £20 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 £10.

    Pass includes entry to the 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

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