From an ancient Scandinavian sun horse to Jimmy Carter's solar panels from the White House, The Sun tells the story of our ever-changing relationship with our closest star.Click to read more
Power UP is back by popular demand for 2019, with hundreds of consoles on offer. So get your game face on and play some of the most popular games from the past 40 years, from Pong and Pac-Man to Minecraft and Mario.Book now
Could you build the city of the future? Ever wondered what it's like to be an engineer? Find out on 26 July, as the museum takes part in the IET Engineering Open House Day.Coming soon
Find out more about the scientists who made the Bank of England's shortlist to be the face of the new £50 note, and discover why Alan Turing was a worthy winner.New
Experience a breathtaking interactive art environment where you can see, hear and even touch the sounds that travel through the atmosphere.Last chance to see
We're turning up the fun at the Science and Industry Museum this summer, with daily family shows, activities and events, whatever the weather.See what’s on
From an ancient Scandinavian sun horse to Jimmy Carter's solar panels from the White House, The Sun tells the story of our ever-changing relationship with our closest star.Book now
A once-in-a lifetime opportunity to see Stephenson's Rocket return to the site of the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway.
Stare into the mirror of infinity, create a tornado, and watch your own skeleton ride a bicycle. Play with 25 hands-on exhibits and see science in action.
Manchester is built on cotton. Our Textiles Gallery tells the story of the people, products and pioneers that made it and their continuing legacy in our city and our world today.
From the printing press to modern computing, discover how technological advancements have made it possible for us to communicate further and faster.
Thread your way through Manchester’s rich legacy of industrial innovations, scientific discoveries and ideas that changed the world.
Find out how George Stephenson designed the Liverpool and Manchester Railway against the odds, and see how it changed Manchester and the world.
By road or by air, this city’s inventors and engineers made a big impact on the way we travel today. See the cars, bikes and aeroplanes that got industrial Manchester moving.
Who will you support? Player 1 or Player 2? Take control of this live science show as different experiments battle it out to be crowned your winner.
Go back in time to the working mills of 150 years ago, experience the deafening sounds of the machinery and find out what life was like for thousands of mill workers.