museums and attractions

Attractions in Isle of Man

A haven for historic transport, preservation and railway enthusiasts, the Isle of Man has a wide range of unique railways still in use today from the Douglas Horse Tramway to the Steam Railway and Manx Electric Railway with heritage museums and sites to visit along the way.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions in the London area.

Great Laxey Mine Railway

Mines Road, Laxey Valley Gardens, Laxey, Isle of Man, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Heritage Railways

Isle of Man Motor Museum

Jurby Industrial Estate, Jurby, Isle of Man, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Road

Manx Aviation & Military Museum

Ronaldsway Airport, Ballasalla, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 01624 829 294.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Aircraft

Orchid Line

Curraghs Wildlife Park, Ballaugh, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 01624 897 323.

  • Refreshments

Railways / Miniature Railways

National Folk Museum at Cregneash

Cregneash Road , Cregneash, Isle of Man, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Isle of Man Steam Railway

Transport Headquarters, Banks Circus, Douglas, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 01624 663 366.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Heritage Railways

Manx Electric Railway

Transport Headquarters, Banks Circus, Douglas, Isle of Man, .

Railways / Heritage Railways

Port Erin Railway Museum

Station Road, Port Erin, Isle of Man, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Railway Museum

Great Laxey Wheel & Mines

Off Mines Road, Laxey, Isle of Man, .

Other Sites of Interest / Mines

Snaefell Mountain Railway

The Station, Laxey, Isle of Man, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Heritage Railways

Nautical Museum

Bridge Street, Castletown, Isle of Man, .

Transport / Maritime

Jurby Transport Museum

Hangar 230, Jurby Industrial Estate, Jurby, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 0000.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Road

Grove Museum of Victorian Life

Grove House & Gardens, Andreas Road, Ramsey, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 01624 648 000.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Groudle Glen Railway

Groudle Glen, Onchan, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 01624 670 453.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Heritage Railways

Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

Strathallan Crescent, Douglas, Isle of Man, .
Tel: 01624 614 687.

  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Heritage Railways

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