Category: Manx National Heritage

With new and exciting ideas in the pipeline for the redevelopment of the basement displays in the Manx Museum, it will bring to a close the much-loved Folklife Gallery, which has been on permanent display since the 1950s and remains …

New TT Display to Replace Folklife Gallery in the Manx Museum Read More »

The Island’s largest free festival of heritage and cultural events, known as the Isle of Man Heritage Open Days, has blossomed since its inaugural year which included just three events and this year celebrates its tenth anniversary, with a burgeoning …

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Following an enquiry from Sam about the Mary Weller award at Yn Cruinnaght, Chloë Woolley tells us she had a root in her stock/archive boxes cupboard at work at Culture Vannin, and, unlike the silver cup she had in mind, …

London Manx Trophy traced Read More »

Manx National Heritage is proud to announce a special collaboration with York Archaeological Trust, which will see internationally significant objects from the Isle of Man go on display at JORVIK Viking Centre. The items to be featured include the Pagan …

Pagan Lady’s Necklace on Display for 35th Annual Viking Festival at JORVIK Viking Centre Read More »

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If you’re planning a visit to the Isle of Man during the winter season, this would be a great opportunity to visit the forthcoming exhibition about Archibald Knox at the Manx Museum in Douglas. Beginning mid-October, this will be a …

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On Wednesday 19 September 2018, Manx National Heritage will host a public lecture at the Manx Museum by Deborah Beck, author of, Rayner Hoff – The Life of a Sculptor. Born on the Isle of Man, Rayner Hoff was the …

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A recent workshop organised by the Isle of Man Family History Society in conjunction with Manx National Heritage, proved very successful with sixteen members of the organisation taking the opportunity to learn more about recent innovation within the Reading Room …

Workshop Highlights Valuable Resource for Budding Genealogists at the Manx Museum Read More »

  New exhibition to discover Toy Stories from the Isle of Man Have you got a Treasured Toy Story with an Isle of Man connection that you’d like to share? Manx National Heritage is currently planning a fascinating exhibition to …

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Manx National Heritage, the national heritage agency for the Isle of Man, wants you to discover what made the Island’s news in days gone by with the re-launch of the iMuseum Newspapers & Publications website, www.imuseum.im/newspapers/. Hundreds of subscribers both on …

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Manx National Heritage is pleased to announce the opening of its latest exhibition ‘Sophia Morrison – The First Curator’, at the Manx Museum on Saturday 10 December 2016. ‘Sophia Morrison – The First Curator’ is being staged to commemorate the …

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