MNH Reopening Times

So much to see and enjoy as the Isle of Man’s historical sites open up again.

Manx National Heritage has organised several events on the Calf of Man.

The Parish Pantry will be at the Grove Rural Life Museum every Wednesday from the 5th of May to add to your visit.

Katie King will be at Rushen Abbey hosting Big Adventures for Little People aged between 3-5years old. These are outdoor play and nature inspired activities in the gardens.

The cost is £15 for all three sessions and tickets are available via their website.

Monday 10 May 2021, 10:30am-12noon

Monday 17 May 2021, 10:30am-12noon

Monday 24 May 2021, 10:30am-12noon

If you would like to attend the sessions and would like to discuss your access needs in advance please contact Katie on 01624 648035 or email

House of Manannan Shop and Reception Area – Reopen from Wednesday 21 April 2021, 9.30am – 4.30pm.

The Manx Museum and House of Manannan Galleries – Reopen from Saturday 24 April 2021, 9.30am – 4.30pm (Manx Museum Library open Wednesdays to Saturday only).

Castle Rushen – Reopen for summer from 1 May 2021, open Thursday to Monday, 9.30am – 4.30pm (closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

Rushen Abbey – Reopen for summer from 1 May 2021, open Saturday to Monday, 9.30am – 4.30pm (closed Tuesday to Friday)

All other Manx National Heritage sites are open for pre-booked tours, special events and groups visits only until further notice (subject to review once the Island’s borders reopen).

Please follow the links below for current tours:

Castletown Heritage Site Tours

Laxey Wheel Guided Tours

The Peggy Conservation Facility – Tours by request

Coastal and countryside sites remain open for local people to exercise.

The online shop is always open. If you have any questions or special requests, please email

Manx National Heritage also have online and learning resources that are free to use – iMuseumFamily LearningMuseum on the Move .