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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.

Siberia: At the Edge of the World

Siberian Brown Bear c Paul Cliff

Until 1 Mar 2015, Floor G. Siberia: At the Edge of the World. Its people, culture & nature, from mammoths to modernity.

Talking Statues

Stan, the Museum's T.rex

We are very excited to announce that Stan the T.rex can now speak! He's had a helping hand from popular broadcaster Mark Radcliffe and Talking Statues. Stan would love you to come and listen to him when you visit the Museum. Talking Statues is a project run by Sing London, who have teamed up with Audible.co.uk to find voices for 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.


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.

Papercut art by Helen Musselwhite

Events and activities for families

Bring the family along to Winter Wonderland Big Sat on Sat 13 Dec. Discover woodland animals, birds, butterflies and insects in our new Nature Discovery gallery. A day full of nature inspired crafts and activities for all the family. Find out what else we have for Families