Laxey Wheel and Castle Rushen Open Weekends

– Posted on Thursday 21st February 2019

Manx National Heritage, the national heritage agency for the Isle of Man, is delighted to announce the forthcoming opening of Castle Rushen and The Great Laxey Wheel for the 2019 season. Both attractions will open weekends throughout March and daily from 1 April 2019.

Weekend openings at Castle Rushen and the Great Laxey Wheel will be complemented by Isle of Man Transport running the first services of the Isle of Man Steam Railway on 8 March, Manx Electric Railway on 16 March and Snaefell Mountain Railway on 26 March.

All Manx National Heritage sites will open on 1 April.  Admission to Laxey Wheel and Castle Rushen is free to all local children on presentation of an ACE card, kindly supported by the Fedelta Group.  Entry costs £8 for adults or £25 for an Annual Pass providing entry to all Manx National Heritage attractions.

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Editor’s Notes

Manx National Heritage is an Isle of Man charitable trust (IOM registered charity no. 603).  We look after some of the Isle of Man’s most special places, spaces and museum collections, making these available to a worldwide audience. Our professional team also advises on developments and changes in our historic environment and natural landscape, helping ensure the Isle of Man remains a special place for people, heritage and nature for generations to come.  By supporting our work, you help us look after the island’s heritage for generations to come.  Find out more, donate today at or email:

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