Manx National Heritage

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Manx National Heritage
Manx National Heritage logo
Founded 1951
Focus Heritage
Area served
Isle of Man
Key people
Edmund Southworth, Director

Manx National Heritage (Manx: Eiraght Ashoonagh Vannin) is the national heritage organisation for the Isle of Man. The organisation manages a significant proportion of the island’s physical heritage assets including over 3000 acres of coastline and landscape. It holds property, archives, artwork, library and museum collections in trust for the Manx nation. It is the Isle of Man's statutory heritage agency and an Isle of Man registered charity (no.603).


Manx National Heritage's role is to lead the Isle of Man's community in recognising, understanding, valuing and promoting its cultural heritage and identity to a worldwide audience.

It is 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 capital projects, a Charitable Trust, Manx registered charity no 603 existing by statute as the Manx Museum & National Trust and governed by a Board of Trustees who contribute to our work through their expertise and experience.

It operates the Isle of Man's National Museum Service, National Monuments Service, National Trust, National Library & Archive and National Art Gallery


Manx National Heritage runs the following museums:

Site and field monuments[edit]

The following monuments are under the protection of Manx National Heritage:

Heritage assets[edit]

The following properties are under the protection of Manx National Heritage:

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