Please note: We are now open again Thursday - Sunday 10am - 4pm. Book your tickets online now!

Admission Charges

We’re now encouraging all our visitors to book before they visit.online. Save money by buying your ticket and booking your designated time slot here.

* children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

Thanks to funding from Manchester City Council we are able to offer free admission to visitors who pay their council tax to Manchester City Council.  

# Eligible City of Manchester postcodes: M1, M2, M3,(Manchester City Council tax payers only), M4, M8, M9, M11, M12, M13, M14, M15, M16, (Manchester City Council tax payers only), M18, M19, M20, M21, M22, M23, M40, M90.  Please note that you must pay your council tax to Manchester City Council (as opposed to any other council) to be eligible for free admission.  

Tickets are non transferable and ID must be produced each time you visit.

Group admission tickets and some promotional offers are valid for day of entry only

Are you a city of Manchester taxpayer? Check if you are eligible for free admission here.

All funds raised from tickets will help us invest back into the charity with more exciting new exhibitions and events, community programmes and workshops for all of our visitors.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at [email protected].