Who We Are

We are the Manx Museum and National Trust a charitable trust operating under the name Manx National Heritage.  Our role is to lead the Island’s community in recognising, understanding, valuing and promoting its cultural heritage and identity to a worldwide audience.


We are…

  • A designated body of the Isle of Man Government linked via the Department of Economic Development
  • Supported by the Isle of Man Government who provide funding for our core activities and some of our capital projects
  • A Charitable Trust, Manx registered charity no 603 existing by statute as the Manx Museum & National Trust.
  • Governed by a Board of Trustees who contribute to our work through their expertise and experience.
  • The National Museum Service
  • The National Monuments Service
  • The National Trust
  • The National Library & Archive
  • The National Art Gallery
  • Farmer, landowner, operator of Tourist attractions, retailer, publisher, events promoter, teacher, advisor, conservator