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Manchester Museum

Fact sheet
Event type
  • Day meeting
LocationOxford Road

About the venue

If you are looking for a unique venue then consider Manchester Museum: host your event amongst the animals in our atmospheric Victorian Living Worlds Gallery, or enjoy a drinks reception with the dinosaurs in our Fossils Gallery. Our meeting facilities include the Kanaris theatre for 90, the Conference room seating 18 and available for hybrid meetings, as well as the Main Hall seating 90 theatre style or 80 cabaret style, or dinners for up to 90 and drinks receptions for 200 guests.


RoomsCapacity and Layout
Kanaris Theatre90 theatre style
Conference Room18 boardroom
Main Hall90 theatre style or 80 cabaret style, 80-90 dining, 200 standing reception
Fossils Gallery120 standing reception
Living Worlds Gallery120 dining or 200 standing reception including Nature's Library

In House Audio-VisualData projector, LCD screen, pa system, microphones, pc, hybrid(Conference room only)
AccommodationWithin walking distance of University accommodation and local hotels to suit all budgets


Please contact the Conference Sales Team for rates-the venue is quoted on room hire and catering separately.

Venue tags

  • Theatre layout
  • Cabaret layout
  • Classroom layout
  • Weddings
  • Private dining

Contact us

Find us

Conference Sales Office, The University of Manchester, Room 2.001, Beyer Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

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