Manchester is a city deeply connected with science and industry. From the first steam-powered mill and microcomputer to the pioneering work conducted in our universities today, innovation is the city's lifeblood.
Based on the site of the oldest passenger railway station in the world, the Museum of Science and Industry truly is a museum for everyone. Kids, big and small will be fascinated by the hands-on exhibitions, while the huge collection of vintage vehicles and historic working machinery is enthralling. Witnessing halls full of vast, steam-powered machines in action is an unforgettable experience.
Permanent exhibitions allow you to explore how the Industrial Revolution started in Manchester and transformed Britain's cities as well as the lives of its people. The Museum of Science and Industry also hosts special exhibitions and is often a stopping point for world-class touring attractions.
There's so much for families to enjoy at the Museum of Science and Industry, meet historical characters, watch demonstrations of original machinery, take a train ride behind a replica steam locomotive, take part in hands-on workshops and much more.
The museum is a great day out for groups and offers bespoke itinerary planning, group discounts and more. School parties are catered for and family facilities include wheelchair and pushchair access, baby changing, café, picnic / packed lunch area, friendly staff, lift access, parking, shop and lockers. available.
Open daily, 10am - 5pm. Free entry
Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January
For more information go to: msimanchester.org.uk
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From: M602, J3, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) 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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* 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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