Force of Nature 

A family trail, inspired by nature
Take a Walk on the Wildside nature trail
A young boy smiles at the camera, he is holding a large wooden magnifying glass. A small window in the wall next to him shows two moths on display

Can you hop like a bunny or slither like a snake?  

Explore the museum in a whole new way with our free, family friendly ‘Walk on the Wildside nature trail.’


Complete the challenges as you move around the museum on your visit, then share your photos of your visit with us @mcrmuseum on Twitter and Instagram.


Download to your phone in advance of your visit, or scan the QR code in our Entrance Hall on arrival when you arrive for a totally roar-some experience.

What will you discover at Manchester Museum this summer?

Entry to the museum is free, but booking is required. 

Museum opening times: Wednesday to Sunday 10am-5pm
Quiet hours Wednesday and Friday 10-11am

For up to date visit information and to book general admission and priority tickets: