The Old House of Keys

Parliament Square

Historic House / Palace

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Situated in the centre of Castletown.

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Adults £6.00, Children £3.00
Concessions available:
◾Holiday Passes for multi-site admission. Available from
◾Go Heritage Explore Card available for multi-site admission and transport links
◾Group discounts available to pre-booked group visitors of 15 or more paying visitors. Pre-book in advance.
◾Free entry available to Isle of Man School children with a valid ACE card sponsored by Lloyds Bank.
◾Season Passes for Isle of Man residents
◾Free entry available to members of the Friends of Manx National Heritage, National Trust, English Heritage, CADW, Historic Scotland and organisations holding an agreement with Manx National Heritage. Entry available to the named member only on presentation of a valid membership card. Restrictions may apply. For details, please consult your membership handbook.
◾Please note concessions may not apply for special events


Provider Facilities

  • Group Friendly
  • TT & Biker Friendly

Opening Times

2018 (1 Apr 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)

* Debates take place at 11am and 2.45pm. For group bookings of 15 or more it is recommended you book in advance.

Please contact our Group Bookings Officer should you wish to arrange a visit during our winter closure period, as we may be able to facilitate visits to some sites, by special request. A minimum of two weeks notice is required.



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Recent Reviews:

  • MyrtleYorkshire
    Trip Type:
    Great Presentation
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd June 2019
    Many thanks to Gill and Paul for making us so welcome. The presentation was great: audio-visual re-enactment of Manx parliament meeting - a new and exciting experience: informative and fun. Read full review
  • denterprised
    Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Informative and entertaining
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th July 2019
    My husband and I visited with a group from Newmarket Holidays. We loved the interaction of this visit and the staff were very knowledgeable and friendly I recommend a visit to this you won't be... Read full review
  • Malcybabe
    Boston, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    The history of democracy in the Isle of Man
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th July 2019
    The first meeting house of the government of the Isle of Man. So much history and such a knowledgeable guide. It wont take you long but it is a must see. And is free. Read full review

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