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A group of people coming into The Manchester Museum

Opening Times

People walking towards The Manchester Museum

Daily: 10am-5pm
Closed: 24-26 Dec, 1 Jan

Free entry

Manchester Museum
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PL

The Vivarium

c Chris Mattison

Our new Vivarium is now open.
Come and meet our frogs and reptiles in their newly redeveloped home 

Gallery closures and redevelopments

Find out about any gallery closures before your visit.


A T.rex necklace, part of the shop's Tatty Devine Jewellery collection Visit our shop where you anything buy from African tribal charms to Roman swords, Egyptian papyri to fossils. We also stock a wide range of publications, including many written by our own staff.

Food and drink

Take a look at the food and drink section to find out about our cafe and indoor picnic area.


Explore the Museum's 15 Galleries to see objects from the four corners of the world and almost every period in history.


Find out more about the museum activities you can take part in. If you're a teacher bringing a school group along please visit our Learning section.