Laxey Wheel Guided Tours

Join us on a tour of the Great Laxey Wheel, explore the old mine and learn about its history.

  • Every Thursday from 6th May
  • Time 11am - 12:30pm
  • Location The Laxey Wheel
  • Price £7 or free for Annual Pass, FMNH and reciprocal heritage cards and all under 18’s
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This hour and a half guided tour gives you an overview of the history of this extraordinary feat of Victorian engineering, plus an insight in to how the Wheel is currently managed today and the repair work required to get Lady Isabella turning again. The guided tour will also take you up to the mines to learn about the local miners who worked there.


Event notes:  the tour takes place outside and will still go ahead in light rain – please ensure you wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Walking is required but at an easy pace with opportunity to stop.

Meeting point: The Laxey Wheel Kiosk.

Standard tour time – approximately 1.5

Booking is essential for everyone.

Tours are suitable for all ages but will be especially interesting for adults and children aged 10+.

For information on the partnership between Manx National Heritage and Treasury click here.

Find out more about the Laxey Wheel with our site guide book, click here.


The Laxey Wheel and The Laxey Wheel Access Guide.

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