The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester is a place full of amazing objects and world changing ideas.
Visit the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station and the world’s first railway warehouse, built in 1830. Find out how our revolutionary railroad changed Manchester and the world forever.
Be inspired by the wonder of science, enjoy live demonstrations of historic working machinery, take part in fun science shows and lots more.
Open daily, 10am - 5pm. Free entry. Charges apply for certain events and exhibitions.
Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January
Food and Drink
The museum has a café on the ground floor serving hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, breakfast bites, hot pastries, cakes and snacks. The café is open 08:00 - 17:00 on weekdays and 09.00–17.00 at the weekend.
There is a bistro on the first floor serving hot meals including a dedicated children's menu. The bistro is open daily 11.00–16.00.
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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* * Everyday 10am - 5pm (closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan).
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