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Landmark museum celebrates 80th birthday

Anniversary of Harry Kelly's Cottage opening

There's a chance to help celebrate the eightieth birthday of the first open-air folk museum in the British Isles this weekend.

Harry Kelly's Cottage at Cregneash was first opened to the public by the Manx Museum and National Trust in 1938.

And the anniversary is being marked with a special event at the living museum on Sunday afternoon.

Manx National Heritage Site Manager for the South Helen Ashcroft says the Island's national folk museum still stands out in its field:

And those celebrations take place at Cregneash on Sunday (10 Jun) between 1pm and 5pm.

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