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.
Start your journey through Manchester's rich legacy of industrial innovations, scientific discoveries and ideas that changed the world.
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.
Throughout 2021 the Science Museum Group hosted a series of Climate Talks—panel discussions, Q&As and events connecting you with leaders, experts, activists and campaigners as they discuss how to tackle the problems facing our communities due to climate change.
Rewatch the live talks recorded as part of Manchester Science Festival 2021. Hear from scientists and experts at the forefront of the fight against climate change, listen to local voices making a difference in our communities and discover practical ways you can help to protect the natural world.
Explore the issues around diversity and inclusion in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) in Open Talk—a new series of online talks sharing the untold stories of science.