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The House of Manannan

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Model of Celtic home display at The House of Manannan in Peel

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The House of Manannan

Things to do and see
Step inside a Celtic roundhouse.
Listen to their storyteller who tells a troubled tale.
Watch Manannan speak from the gently falling waters of Spooyt Vane.
Stroll though a Viking longhouse from Cronk-ny-Merriu.
Gaze at mist rising through stone crosses and listen to stories which span over a thousand years.
Join the crew of Odin's Raven Viking longship as they return from the battle of Clontarf.
Explore 19th Century Peel quayside and discover the sights and smells of a Manx Kipper Yard.
Walk through the quayside warehouse and discover sailmakers, coopers and chandlers shops.
Visit Spit Corner, eavesdrop on conversations and listen to the superstitions of the fisherfolk.

Using state-of-the-art display techniques, the House of Manannan explores the Celtic, Viking and Maritime traditions of the Isle of Man. This exploration of themes essential to Manx nationhood was declared British Museum of the Year and given an award by the Society for the Interpretation of Britain's Heritage for the Interpretation of Britain's Heritage. Sitting by the harbour in the City of Peel, the award-winning building draws upon Manx vernacular architecture and looks across to the stronghold of Peel Castle.


Image "Model of Celtic home" copyright Tracey Hind via Flickr / Image cropped vertically from original.

Opening hours

Open daily 10.00am - 5.00pm



Peel Quayside,
Isle of Man,
IM5 1TA,

Phone number

01624 648000


Adult: £6.00 Child: £3.00


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There is an onsite shop

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