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The Old House of Keys

Parliament Square

Historic House / Palace

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Tel01624 822306

Enjoy a debate in the Old House of Keys

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Situated in the centre of Castletown.


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:

  • cabsmoore1953
    St Albans, United Kingdom
    Amazing History Lesson!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th September 2019
    Totally unexpected experience from which I learnt so much. Don't want to spoil it for future visitors but sit back, learn and join in! Read full review
  • davetheh
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Political history... if that’s your bag.
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 29th September 2019
    Interesting place to find out the political history of the island. There was no debate going on when we visited so was just looking at the room where it all happened. Guide came across as a little... Read full review
  • Anita C
    Oswestry, United Kingdom
    What a fascinating way to present history
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 1st October 2019
    This was interesting, enjoyable and entertaining. The presentation using videos in photo frames was novel plus a live costumed presenter/ actor . I learned a lot of Manx history together with some... Read full review

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