Free entry: Donate online or at the Museum
Open 10am - 5pm
Find out below what there is to see and do at the museum. Filter by age recommendation and date to plan your visit.
Saturdays and Sundays (with exceptions) 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.
Monthly experiments Free
Swap shopping for live experiments as Pi: Platform for Investigation leaves the Museum of Science and Industry for the first time, bringing impossibly small science into the Manchester Arndale shopping centre.
Wednesday 27 July 2016 Free (booking not required, but advised)
An adults-only night of live music and quantum theory, celebrating Science in the City week.
Open daily Free
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.
Open daily until September 2016 Free
Take a tour of your taste buds and explore how food affects your brain, body and eating habits.
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.
Daily shows (except half term) Free
This lively show tells the story of how science and industry came together in Manchester, shaping our lives today.
Daily shows Free
Go back in time to the working mills of 150 years ago, experience the deafening sounds of the mill machines and find out what life was like for thousands of mill workers.
Find out how a mill engine works, and discover its role in the Industrial Revolution.