Devoted to the development of science, technology, and industry, Science and Industry Museum has a number of permanent galleries spread over five historic buildings. Stop by to see the museum’s extensive displays on the themes of transport (cars, aircraft, and locomotives), power (water, electricity, steam, and gas engines), textiles, communications, and computing. Located on the site of the world’s first railway station, the Manchester Liverpool Road station, the museum offers steam train rides on selected dates. Check online for special events and temporary exhibits. This is a good choice on a rainy day. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Manchester using our trip planner.
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Science and Industry Museum reviews
Not a great return visit. Planes have gone and the engine building was closed due to renovation. The 1830 Warehouse was also closed. Not much else left to see that interested my children. The...
Not a great return visit. Planes have gone and the engine building was closed due to renovation. The 1830 Warehouse was also closed. Not much else left to see that interested my children. The... more »
Me and my father went as a recommendation when he came up to visit, as it was meant to have a hanger with different types of planes, cars, etc to see. Unfortunately due to the fact it is being done...
Me and my father went as a recommendation when he came up to visit, as it was meant to have a hanger with different types of planes, cars, etc to see. Unfortunately due to the fact it is being done... more »
The Science and Industry Museum is a great insight into the innovation and incredible achievements of people from the local area and surrounds! Many interesting exhibits and an entire floor with hands on experiences that kids will love! Free entry, a cafe and a gift shop. Looking forward to the reopening of the hall.
My boy loved this place, he got extremely excited talking about all the famous scientists featured and was running around doing all the experiments like a big child. There was also a punk music exhibit that we paid to view, it showcased all the punk memorabilia and early history of the factory records label. It was great to listen to some music throughout and listen to the history of bands such as joy division and new order.
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