Isle of Man
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.
Closed: 25 - 26 December and 1 Jan
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
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.
- Not suitable for children
Tickets £6.00 – available from the Manx Museum Gallery Shop or call 01642 648000. Places are limited so please book in advance.
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.
Tickets £10.00 – available at the Manx Museum Gallery Shop and online. 10% discount for FMNH members, ACE cardholders and students.