The Manchester Museum, Manchester

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With access to 4.5 million artifacts from every continent, The Manchester Museum is a vital research facility for the University of Manchester. The neo-Gothic building is centrally located on the university campus, so you can combine a museum visit with a tour of the university grounds. In 2011, the museum opened Living Worlds, an exhibit that encourages visitors to reflect on their own attitude toward nature. The Ancient Worlds exhibit involves a hands-on approach to explore the work of archaeologists. In 2013, Nature's Library opened to the public holding thousands of artifacts against the backdrop of Gothic Revival architecture. Put The Manchester Museum and other Manchester attractions into our Manchester trip maker tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Thoughouly enjoyed out time at the Museum today,really informative and we'll set out and easy to get around.Staff very friendly too!! 
    Thoughouly enjoyed out time at the Museum today,really informative and we'll set out and easy to get around.Staff very friendly too!!  more »
  • i was very happy to explore few manchester museums and this one was my favourite where i really enjoyed my time. 
    i was very happy to explore few manchester museums and this one was my favourite where i really enjoyed my time.  more »
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  • Closed until 19 of September 2020...
  • Brilliant place, brilliant staff. I think this museum is far better than the one in London. Some may disagree but that will be due to shear size of the Natural history museum in London. I found Manchester Natural history Museum way better in terms of lay out, items, their history and the who vibe of the place.

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