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Museum of Science and Industry (MSI)


Liverpool Road
Greater Manchester
M3 4FP

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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


  • Regional and MiscellaneousTourism Website of the Year Tourism Website of the Year 2008
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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Craig E
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great fun!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st October 2017
    Visited with friends and their 2 year old. Great museum!! Had lots of stuff for kids, the web and robots exhibitions were great! Definitely worth a visit :) Read full review
  • IanMLeeds
    Trip Type:
    Poorly curated
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st October 2017
    Pretty dissapointing. No structure or overview story. Lots of machines but no context or linking of them. Labelling poor and in some cases inaccurate or simply wrong. Needs a makeover, it could be... Read full review
  • rlauwerijssen
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Enormous museum to spend hours on a rainy day
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st October 2017
    Like the title pointed out, the museum is massive! Don’t forget the air and space museum on the opposite of the science museum! Impressed by the grafene exhibition. 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 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* 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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