Devoted to the development of science, technology, and industry, Science and Industry Museum has a number of permanent galleries spread over five historic buildings. Stop by to see the museum’s extensive displays on the themes of transport (cars, aircraft, and locomotives), power (water, electricity, steam, and gas engines), textiles, communications, and computing. Located on the site of the world’s first railway station, the Manchester Liverpool Road station, the museum offers steam train rides on selected dates. Check online for special events and temporary exhibits. This is a good choice on a rainy day. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Manchester using our trip planner.
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Science and Industry Museum Reviews
Great day out for our 3 year old, he really enjoyed it. Shame about the parking, directions and everything around it being bus lanes only. more »
We visited during school holidays and after one of winter's storms. Consequently, it was crowded and some of the displays reduced because of water damage. The breadth of the display was somewhat... more »
It’s a really good day out for family. It was chucking it down and we had nothing to do. Came to the museum and it brightened up our day. They have real planes ranging from the 1900s to modern day. They have simulators which were fun. They have a full motion one where you can go upside down. They also. It really makes you feel like your in a fighter jet. They also have a red arrow one. It really makes you appreciate the skill needed to be a pilot. I’m the other building they have the first computers and you even get the chance to lift up a car with just your strength. I would really recommend this place!
It was a fantastic experience and must have taken a lot to set it up. Lots to see and do, the cotton mill demonstration was particularly interesting. Well planned out museum easy to understand information plaques. Lovely children's interactive activities. Highly recommend chatting to the informative staff about the exhibitions, they are really helpful and knowledgeable.
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