Online Events

From frogs to Ancient Egypt, we’ve got you covered! Check out our free online events for all ages here.

From Lahore

to Manchester

Come and find out about Pakistan best kept secret, the Lahore Museum. A panel discussion with Anwar Akhtar, Manchester Museum and the Osch collective around Diaspora, Identity and Languages

World Wildlife Day 2021

Join Manchester Museum in the celebration of  UN World Wildlife Day 2021 - Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet on 3 March 2021 from 2pm.

Draw a Dinosaur Day

Do you have your Dino sketchbook ready? Celebrate National #DrawADinosaurDay, Saturday 30 January 2021, with our Curator of Earth Sciences David Gelsthorpe, and join us for this roarsome online family friendly event. 

To Have and to Heal

Engaging with Ancient Egypt, in a physically distanced world.

Muso Baby

Muso baby is a social prescribing programme, of friendly, interactive, music sessions, led by music therapist, Rachel Swanick for small groups.

Egyptology in Lockdown

Discover more about Ancient Egypt with Dr Campbell Price, Curator of Egypt and Sudan live from his home Study.

Egyptology in Lockdown will be back, stay tuned!

Jurassic Beasts Live, with David and Jan

Join our Curator of Earth Sciences, David Gelsthorpe and Curator of Natural History at The Box, Plymouth, Jan Freedman Tuesday 25th of August 12 noon to explore incredible stories and answer your Jurassic Beasts questions.

75th Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commemoration 

Please join us on Thursday, 6 August 2020 online to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki Atomic Weapons Attack and remember all innocent victims of war and terrorism.

Manchester Museum Made to Measure

A chance to find out more about Manchester Museum’s spectacular collection of over 4.5 million objects and to meet some of the team of curators who look after it.

South Asian

Heritage Month

Events

Community Festival goes digital with Manchester Museum

Ice Age Animals Live, with David and Jan

Join our Curator of Earth Sciences, David Gelsthorpe and Curator of Natural History at The Box, Plymouth, Jan Freedman Tuesday 23rd of June 12 noon to explore these incredible stories and answer your Ice Age questions.

Plant Pressing

Sunday 28 June 14:00pm - 14:20pm LIVE plant pressing workshop with Rachel Webster, curator of Botany at Manchester Museum, part of Festival of Nature 

Natural Arts

Sunday 28 June 14:45pm - 14:50pm LIVE natural arts with Manchester Museum and The Whitworth, part of Festival of Nature

Frog Friday Live

Tune in on Periscope @McrMuseum every Friday at 1pm where we will be live from the Vivarium answering all of your frog questions.

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