Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

Venue notes

Parent/carer must stay, siblings are also welcome The Autism early morning openings normally take place on the second Saturday of every month.

Contact phone

0161 275 2648


From 5 to 16 years old

Opening times

Museum and Shop : Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm Sunday 10am-5pm Tours: Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm Hire: Saturday & Sunday 9am -5pm Closed: Bank holidays! (Monday) 24-26 December, 1 January

Cost details



See, Make and Do at the Museum: Join us for our early openings at the Museum aimed at children who have autism and other needs, along with their families and carers, and siblings.

Activities take place before the Museum opens to the general public and there will be a quiet room available too.

See objects, do activities and make creations inspired by one of the Museum's galleries. 

A different gallery will be open at each early opening. 

These sessions are drop-in, there is no need to book.

These sessions are Autism friendly: suitable for children and young children

Click here for more information about events and the next scheduled early opening at Manchester Museum if you are planning a visit.


Updated: 10/09/2019
  • 11 - 16 years old
  • 5 - 11 years old
  • Outside Oldham