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Visit Stan the T.rex at Manchester Museum

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

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The Two Brothers in the Ancient Egypt gallery

Gallery closures

Find out about any gallery closures before your visit.

Gorgosaurus

Gorgosaurus. c Dr Christine Twigg

From 12 Jul 2014, Reception, Floor G.
This summer meet our newest old friend, Gorgosaurus. A smaller cousin of the T.rex (7.3m long, 2.6m high), this specimen is one of the most complete skeletons of any theropod know to date.

From the War of Nature

From the War of Nature - Mole c Paul Cliff

Until 7 Sept 2014, Floor G. 
From the War of Nature Boxing hares, burrowing parasites and prowling wolves are just some of the characters appearing in this story of predation, competition and co-operation.

Whitworth Park: Pleasure, Play and Politics

Whitworth Park postcard. Courtesy of Bruce Anderson

Until 5 Oct 2014. Floor 3. 
Whitworth Park: Pleasure, Play and Politics will examine and explore how the role of Manchester’s Whitworth Park has changed over time. The displays are the result of a local archaeology project and the myriad of objects reflect the important role that the park has played for the local community over the years. 

Events

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.

Give a statue a voice

Stan, the Museum's T.rex

Here's a chance for budding writers to get their words heard on the street. Sing London teams up with Audible.co.uk to find voices for four statues across London and Manchester, including Stan the T.rex. See our News and Press section or the Talking Statues website to find out more. Entries must be in by 6 Oct