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Museum of Science and Industry

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Join in the fun this summer as our Explainers get everyone imagining, making and moving with these fantastic shows, demonstrations and workshops.

  • Be part of the latest kids' craze and make your own fidget spinner* to take home (recommended for ages 7 and older). Daily sessions between 11.00 – 12.30. £1 per child. Book your tickets at the information desk on the day of your visit. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Pick a team for the Science Showdown as famous figures battle it out with their electrifying experiments (recommended for ages 5 and older). 11.30 and 13.30 daily. Free.
  • Invent a brand new bike and pedal to victory at the Inventors Wanted! Show* (ages 4–7). 10.30 and 14.30 daily. Free, but tickets required. Book at the information desk on the day of your visit.
  • Get creative and print your own steam train designs (recommended for ages 5 and older). 14.30–16.30 daily. Free.

Events may be subject to change. Please check the daily what’s on guide when you arrive for more details. 

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*These events have a limited capacity and tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis.