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Museum of Science and Industry (MSI)


Liverpool Road
Greater Manchester
M3 4FP

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Tel:+44 0161 832 2244

Fax: +44 0161 833 1471

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Museum of Science and Industry (MSI)

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Adult entryFree
Child entryFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From: M602, J3, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) Directions:

Public Transport Directions

Rail: Deansgate ¼ mile
Bus: 33 (First Buses), 2 (Free Metroshuttle)
Tram: Deansgate-Castlefield ¼ mile
Car Parking: £7.00 before 9.00am, £5.00 after 9.00am, £3.00 after 3.00pm


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Recent Reviews:

  • Nathan R
    Trip Type:
    Great space with plenty to see
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th October 2017
    Friendly staff on hand at the main desk and lots to see and do. The further away from the entrance you get, the fewer people there are which is great in the school holidays as there were a lot of... Read full review
  • aliBristolUK
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Science festival
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th October 2017
    Stopped off on way through to Scotland an amazing great free large museum - science festival was on which was excellent we are pros at science festivals as have been to many , it was a busy day but... Read full review
  • Mike_from_Staffs
    Staffordshire Moorlands
    Trip Type:
    Lots to see and do and its free - up to you to donate
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th October 2017
    Wonderful venue to keep occupied looking at what Manchester has given the world. Great venue for showing how science and industry built this nation. Read full review


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing impaired
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Visually impaired
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - 4

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - 180


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities - Internet access
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Everyday 10am - 5pm (closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan).
Admission to the permanent collections is free for everyone. Admission charges apply for Special Exhibitions.

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