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A girl looking at an insect through a magnifying glass

Museum of Mystery

stan t.rex eye, museum of mystery

What happened to the dinosaurs? What helps species survive? Why do animals and plants need each other? Museum of Mystery, a brand new interactive web resource aimed at students aged 7-16, can help children (and their parents or teachers) find the answers.

Tigon

Tigon

‘Maude’, the famous Belle Vue Tigon, goes on display at Manchester Museum after a wait of 65 years

Families and monthly Big Sats

A girl enjoying a Manchester Museum family event

There's lots to keep all the family entertained at the Museum. Once a month the Museum bursts into life at our Big Saturdays. We also have school holiday events, a family gallery, activity backpacks and more. See Families for more info

Stan The T. rex

Stan the T.rex at The Manchester Museum

He had a bone-crushing bite that could push teeth the size of bananas through thick bone- but don't let that stop you from checking out Stan the T. rex! Find out some about Stan and some of our other animals and objects

Picnic Area

Bring your own lunch and relax in our Picnic Area on Floor B

Learning

For details of our programme for schools, visit the Learning pages

Learning

For details of our programme for schools, visit the Learning pages