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Food and drink


Our café, located at the entrance to the Science and Industry Museum, is open daily 08.00–17.00 Monday – Friday and 09.30–17.00 on Saturdays and Sundays.

Take a break and enjoy our delicious selection of hot and cold drinks, pastries, sandwiches, cakes and snacks. 

Don't miss our special offers. Enjoy a breakfast roll and a hot drink for just £5 (available weekday mornings until 10.00), indulge in coffee and a cake (£4), or fill up with our lunchtime meal deal (£6.95).

Kids in Museums Family Café Standard

Our café meets the new Kids in Museums Family Café Standard, meaning it's great for families.

A selection of sandwiches on a wooden board
A close up a stack of chocolate brownies


The Bistro on Level 1 will be opened during busy periods, such as school holidays. 

Picnic area

You are welcome to bring your own food to enjoy in our indoor picnic area, which is signposted throughout the museum. Please speak to a member of staff if you need further directions.