The Manchester Museum

The Manchester Museum
The University Of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9PL
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Around since 1821, the Manchester Museum has about six million items for perusal, focusing on botany, zoology, Egyptology, palaeontolog, and live specimens.

Handily a 15-minute walk from the city centre, the museum is part of the University of Manchester, so there are plenty of restaurants and pubs to choose from nearby. For cyclists, there is a secure bike park on nearby Coupland Street, while buses 15, 41, 42, 43, 140–143 and 147 all stop at close by. There is paid car parking on Booth Street West.

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Challenging Colourism and Western Beauty Standards Workshop 2

A workshop about colourism and beauty standards within the South Asian community. Session 2 will allow participants to read out poems, creative pieces and conclude with engaging conversation, with important feedback from Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan.

Tue 11 Aug

See, Make and Do at the Museum - Autism-Friendly

Sat 8 Aug: 9.15-11.15am See, Make and Do at the Museum - Autism-Friendly Join us for early openings at the Museum aimed at children who have autism and other needs, along with their families and carers. See objects, do activities and make creations inspired by one of the Museum’s galleries. In August, we’ll be inspired…

Sat 8 Aug

Free / 0161 275 2634

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Best museums to visit in Manchester

4 Jul 2017

From football to communism, Manchester's museums have everything covered

Whether you want to check out Costa Rican frogs or test your football skills, you can indulge yourself at one of Manchester's museums. Offering events, tours, walks and special exhibitions, and with many completely free of charge, visitors can explore…

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