Culture Vannin Tynwald & Cultural Exhibition Centre

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

Speaker of the House of Keys inspecting the custom-built Lego model of Tynwald Day

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About

The Island’s cultural and Tynwald exhibition centre is a great way for all ages to find out about just what makes the Isle of Man Manx.

In the centre, you can find out about 'thing sites' like Tynwald around the world, look at old photos of St John's, find out about calendar customs, see how Tynwald works, and check out our Lego model of Tynwald Day.

Younger visitors can choose from colouring-in, dressing up and building Lego to add to the model.

There's much more about Manx culture in our language and music room, which features an amazing mural by Manx artist, Adam Berry.

Take some time to explore our short films or sit and read some of our books. The centre is the perfect starting point for a visit of the historic Tynwald Hill and Royal Chapel.

We also have a gift shop selling books and CDs relating to Manx history and culture - and specialise in publications on Manx language and music.

Guide Prices

Free admission - donations welcome to Culture Vannin

Fairfield House, Main Road, St John's, IM4 3NA
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Tel+44 (0) 1624 676169

Opening Times

* As of Monday 9th May 2022, we will be open Monday to Friday (excluding all bank holidays except Tynwald Day) 11am to 4pm.

Please visit our website for a whole host of online content: www.culturevannin.im

Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are located just opposite Tynwald Hill on the main road from Douglas to Peel. There is ample parking in nearby public car parks at the Arboretum, and on Station Road.

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