Manx Museum

Manx Museum
Kingswood Grove
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 3LY

Website

www.gov.im/mnh/heritage/museums/manxmuseum.xml

E-mail

enquiries@mnh.gov.im

Telephone

01624 648000

Fax

01624 648001

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Display at Manx Museum
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The Island's treasure house provides an exciting introduction to the "Story of Mann" where a specially produced film portrayal of Manx history compliments the award winning displays. Galleries depict natural history, archaeology and social development of the Island. There are also examples of famous Manx artists in the National Art Gallery together with the Island's National Archive and Library. Bay Room restaurant and gift shop.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1000-1700

Closed: 25 - 26 December and 1 Jan

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Land Transport, Maritime, Music, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of war horse

The Real War Horses

  • 24 October 2014 7:30-9pm

Andrew Robertshaw’s lecture examines the contribution made by horses, mules and donkeys to the British Armies’ war effort on the Western Front. When war began in 1914 the British army possessed a mere 25,000 horses. The War Office was given the urgent task of sourcing half a million more to go into battle. With Q and A.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 14-15
  • 16-17

Admission

£10.00 per person, available from the Manx Museum Gallery Shop and online. 10% discount for members and ACE cardholders.

Website

http://www.manxnationalheritage.im/whats-on/detail/the-real-war-horses/

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