The Manchester Museum, with its 4 floors of exhibitions and displays in 15 galleries is one of the city’s popular attractions. The University of Manchester-owned museum is home to so much to see and do, and is incredibly family-friendly. The collection found at the museum ranges from Ancient Worlds, Earth Sciences and Human Remains to Plants, Zoology, Archeology, Living Cultures and the Vivarium. Highlights of the museum include the collections of ancient Egyptian artefacts, which is the largest in the UK, and the award winning Vivarium, home to a comprehensive collection of live reptiles. Apart from the permanent exhibits found here, visitors will also come across a variety of special exhibitions that take place regularly throughout the year.
Around 3 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The Vivarium, Living Cultures, Ancient World, Archeology
Muslims visiting the Manchester Museum will not be able to find prayer facilities within its premises. They will therefore have to make use of the facilities offered at one of the several mosques and Islamic Centers in Manchester, such as the Manchester Central Mosque, Al Furqaan Mosque, Manchester Islamic Centre & Didsbury Mosque and Makki Masjid.
Café Muse, located at the Manchester Museum offers a variety of delicious snacks and drinks. While the food found here will not be Halal certified, Muslim visitors will most certainly be able to find suitable vegetarian and seafood options. Also, because Manchester is home to a sizeable population of Muslims, finding Halal food in the city of will not be much of a problem.