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Visit Stan the T.rex at Manchester Museum

Welcome to Manchester Museum

Museum opening times:
Daily: 10am-5pm
24-26 Dec, 1 Jan: closed
Free entry
t: 0161 275 2648

Your Visit

Stan, the Museum's T.rex

We're the Museum on Oxford Road with the dinosaurs, mummies and live animals. We also have loads of other great stuff from the natural world and different cultures. For more info, including opening times, directions, and how you can study and use our collection, see your visit



Visit our blogs for behind-the-scenes news

The Two Brothers in the Ancient Egypt gallery

Gallery closures

Find out about any gallery closures before your visit.

Manchester Museum Celebrates Heritage Lottery Fund Success


Great news! We've been awarded £406,400 from Heritage Lottery Fund for our Courtyard Project thanks to money raised by National Lottery players!

Ten Ways to Make a Difference

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Find out how you can help create a better future with Ten Ways to Make a Difference

Animal Kingdom: Stereoscopic Images of Natural History

Animal Kingdom: Stereoscopic Images of Natural History

Museum collections are brought to three-dimensional life through stereoscopic photography in our latest exhibition Animal Kingdom: Stereoscopic Images of Natural History

Vote for us!

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If volunteering for wellbeing is a life changing volunteer training and placement programme delivered by IWM North, Manchester Museum and Museum of Science and Industry - vote for it in the Lottery Good Causes


Visitors enjoying an event at the Museum

See our events calendar to find out what events are on, from Museum Meets, our new year-round programme for adults, to our family favourites such as Big Saturdays and Magic Carpet.