The Science and Industry Museum sits in the heart of Manchester, the world’s first industrial city. It is a place full of amazing objects and revolutionary ideas that changed the world forever.
Explore Manchester’s rich legacy of innovations and discoveries in the Revolution Manchester Gallery, find out how the city's heritage is interwoven with the cotton industry in the Textiles Gallery and see science brought to live in Experiment, our family friendly interactive gallery.
Plus, look out for our expert Explainers around the museum, who will be on hand to unravel some science secrets and reveal more about our iconic collection and the fascinating stories behind our historic site.
Revolution in progress
A multimillion-pound restoration project is under way at the Science and Industry Museum to reveal how Manchester’s know-how changed the world.
This means that parts of the museum are currently closed, but a new Special Exhibition Gallery will open early next year, followed by the reopening of the Power Hall and much more. Visit the museum’s website for more information.
Open Wed - Sun, 10am - 5pm. Book your free admission tickets at https://www.scienceandindustrymuseum.org.uk/visit
Food and Drink
The museum has a café on the ground floor serving hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, salads, pastries, cakes and snacks.
There is paid-for on-street parking on the streets surrounding the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.
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Admission to the permanent collections is free for everyone. Admission charges apply for Special Exhibitions.
Rail: the nearest train station is Deansgate (¼ mile away) and is approximately 10 minutes walk away
Bus: The free Metroshuttle bus (Route 1) stops outside of the Museum
Tram: The nearest Metrolink tram stop is Deansgate-Castlefield (¼ mile) and is approximately 10 minutes walks away.
From: M602, J3, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) Directions:
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