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.
What will you build, sense and discover? Play and explore science in action in Experiment, our free interactive gallery designed for the whole family to enjoy together.
Power UP, the ultimate hands-on, interactive gaming experience, returns to the Science and Industry Museum.Book now
Sebastião Salgado, winner of the 2021 Praemium Imperiale award for painting, presents Amazônia, a breath-taking photography exhibition that celebrates the indigenous peoples and varied landscapes of the Brazilian rainforest.Book now
Make, create and play this summer at the Science and Industry Museum.Coming soon
Prepare to get hands-on, with your ears and hearts open, with our new major exhibition exploring the science of music's mysterious hold over us and how it drives us to create, perform, feel and share.Book now
Start your journey through Manchester's rich legacy of industrial innovations, scientific discoveries and ideas that changed the world.
Watch volunteers run our replica Baby and see how far computing has come since 1948.
Join us for an adults-only after-hours evening inspired by Amazônia, Sebastião Salgado's breathtaking photography exhibition.Book now
Uncover stories of our historic site while exploring our new garden, featuring plants, trees and flowers that have been carefully selected to represent the goods that would have once been transported here on the railway.
Find out more about Manchester's Rolls-Royce in its new home as part of our Revolution Manchester gallery.
Celebrate 100 years of the BBC in Manchester with a new display that showcases Manchester as a centre of innovation in broadcasting, from 1922 to the present, and looking to the future.
Explore the whimsical world of marvellous machinery with our new temporary display, A Quiet Afternoon in the Cloud Cuckoo Valley.
Join our expert Explainers for an action-packed show that tells the story of how science met industry right here in Manchester, building our world and shaping our lives today.
Our expert Explainers are on hand to unravel some science secrets at Curiosity Stops throughout the museum.