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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

From the War of Nature

From the War of Nature - Mole c Paul Cliff

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.


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

Children enjoying a storytelling session at the Museum

Events and activities for families


A mother and child making something in the Discovery Centre. c Anna Zagrodzka

Big Saturday: Plants, Poisons and Platypuses

Sat 26 April

Museum Meets logo

Events for adults

Museum Meets

Newt c. Manchester Museum

Urban Naturalist: Urban Wildlife

Sat 26 April