In 1917, the Nobel Prize winner Ernest Rutherford became the first person to create an artificial nuclear reaction. To mark the centenary and for the first time, Rutherford’s private research room at the University has been opened for a special exhibition.
Visitors will be guided around some of the most important scientific sites of discovery at the University before entering the building in which Ernest Rutherford and his colleagues began the field of atomic physics. Inside the research room, you’ll be able to find out about Rutherford’s life and pioneering work and also discover the stories of other famous physicists who worked in the building.
Visitors will receive a complimentary booklet about the University’s history.
The exhibition is open by pre-booked guided tour only.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
|Season (3 Feb 2018 - 7 Mar 2018)|
* 3rd Feb 2018 1pm
3rd Feb 2018 2:15pm
3rd Mar 2018 1pm
3rd Mar 2018 2:15pm
7th April 2018 1pm
7th Apr 2018 2:15pm
Lots of amazing sights from the natural world and different cultures.
The neo-Gothic Whitworth Building is a real Manchester treasure.
An internationally-acclaimed venue delivering an eclectic programme of music and opera.
Manchester's cutting-edge arts centre.
Manchester's gallery in the park
Visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to find out about Elizabeth and William’s work, explore...
Expect ball dispensers inspired by the brand’s own black dog, Bruce the Patterdale...
A popular calling point for touring productions and concerts, including big-name West End...
Junkyard Golf is a crazy golf experience with a twist with two 9 hole courses of twisted...
A purpose-built centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books.
Out and proud bars, restaurants, cafés and clubs offer warm welcomes throughout the day...
Chuck Gallery is an independent commercial gallery dealing in carefully selected and...
Manchester Central is an award winning, globally renowned venue in the heart of one of...
The oriental centre of the city.
Enjoy concerts ranging from classical and jazz through to world and popular music.
Although closed since 1993, the building retains much of it's stained glass and tiling.