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Welcome to Manchester Museum

Extraordinary stories and objects in unique galleries.

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Everyone belongs at Manchester Museum and entry is free.


*Gallery Closures*

Saturday 29 July – Fossils and Dinosaurs Gallery will be closed from 3pm – Stan is hosting a wedding!

All other parts of the museum remain open, and you will receive a warm welcome as always.

Plan your visit

Golden Mummies of Egypt

This free exhibition offers unparalleled access to our Egypt and Sudan collections.

Find out more and book free tickets to Golden Mummies


Our learning programmes ask big questions to spark your imagination.

Find out more about our learning programme

Support us

The museum is a charity. Every donation or purchase supports us and our mission.

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We care for over 4.5 million objects from human cultures and natural sciences.

Find out more about the collections

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Making the museum

The museum is over 130 years old and has recently been transformed.

Read about the museum and its history