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
Watch volunteers run our replica Baby and see how far computing has come since 1948.
Start your journey through Manchester's rich legacy of industrial innovations, scientific discoveries and ideas that changed the world.
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.
Join our Highlights volunteers for a free talk about the Science and Industry Museum.
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.