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Open 10am – 5pm daily
Find out below what there is to see and do at the museum. Filter by age recommendation and date to plan your visit.
23 July 2016 – 25 June 2017 Free
What's invisible to the human eye, thinner than a human hair and 200 times tougher than steel? Graphene.
18 May 2017 Free
For this year's Manchester After Hours event, the Museum of Science and Industry is teaming up with the Engine House Collective (Islington Mill) to develop an audiovisual installation in the Air and Space Hall.
19 – 20 August 2017 Entry is free, though certain activities may be chargeable
MakeFest is our annual celebration of hands-on, do-it-yourself making.
What’s kirigami? Can you build with graphene? Which materials might change our lives? Peel back the layers of the world’s first 2D material, and be inspired by the creative experimentation that led to the isolation of graphene.
Monthly experiments Free
Pi: Platform for Investigation is a monthly event where families discover cutting edge research that's happening right now in and around Manchester and the North West.
Various dates and times Charges apply
Hop on the 1830 Express and step back to a time to when cotton was king and railways were about to change the world forever.
Open daily Free
Starting an adventure, saying goodbye or rushing to work. For nearly 200 years, railway stations have been the backdrop to our personal dramas and everyday routines.
Stare into the mirror of infinity, create a tornado, and watch your own skeleton ride a bicycle. Play with 25 hands-on exhibits and see science in action.
Daily shows Free
This lively show tells the story of how science and industry came together in Manchester, shaping our lives today.