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Manx Museum

Kingswood Grove
Douglas
IM1 3LY

Museum

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Tel01624 648000

Natural History and Wildlife Gallery

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

Prices

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

Facilities

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

Catering

  • 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 2019 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    676
  • Very Good
    239
  • Average
    20
  • Poor
    2
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • natashabT5237VL
    Crawley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Rainy Morning
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th October 2019
    On our last day of our holiday rain was forecast and we needed something to do for a few hours before heading to the airport so we decided to check out the museum. We found it easily, parked easily... Read full review
  • C M
    Really Interesting experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st October 2019
    Difficult to get to from the main shopping area with a wheelchair. A 7 floor lift ride opens out to a fair old slope up to the museum, but on arrival admission is free. A very wheelchair and... Read full review
  • 197SEC
    Inverness, United Kingdom
    Very Interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd October 2019
    Lots of exhibits and very well laid out. Very informative and interesting. You could spend a few hours here and still not see everything. well worth a visit. Free entry with donations welcome. only... Read full review

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