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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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.
Women and children in Cologne waiting to get milk which is allowed only for children under three years of age and for the sick. 17 March 1919.

Tracing Your World War One Ancestors

  • 13 May 2014 11am-12pm

Participants are asked to bring along a photograph and or information about their First World War ancestors to research.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Tickets £6.00 – available from the Manx Museum Gallery Shop or call 01642 648000. Places are limited so please book in advance.

Website

http://www.manxnationalheritage.im/whats-on/detail/tracing-your-wwi-ancestors/

WW1 Aircraft Carrier

Ben My Chree – Pioneer Aircraft Carrier

  • 16 May 2014 7:30-9pm

The Isle of Man ferry ‘Ben My Chree’ has a special place in naval history as the first aircraft carrier to launch a successful aerial torpedo attack in 1915. The lecture will cover her conversion, her active and wide ranging career and her sad loss to Turkish artillery in 1917. You will also get to ask Eric any questions that you might have at the end of the talk.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

Tickets £10.00 – available at the Manx Museum Gallery Shop and online. 10% discount for FMNH members, ACE cardholders and students.

Website

http://www.manxnationalheritage.im/whats-on/detail/ben-my-chree-pioneer-aircraft-carrier/

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