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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.
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.
23 July – 4 September 2016 Free
Go on a nanoscale voyage and uncover the science behind microscopes in this free, family friendly workshop.
Join our Explainers for a jam-packed programme of hands-on, free activities, inspired by the wonders of the world’s first two-dimensional wonder material, graphene, and other great Manchester discoveries.
23 July 2016 - 25 June 2017 Free
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.
23 July - 4 September 2016 Free
This high-energy, mischievous show inspires curiosity, drawing out questions about real-life figures and basic engineering concepts and celebrating creativity and invention.
Will it pull or spin? Will it attract or repel? Discover the attraction of graphene in a workshop that has pure magnetism.
20 - 21 August 2016 Free
MakeFest is back for 2016, taking over the museum for a weekend of coding, crafting and creating.
29 September 2016 Free (booking required)
A rare chance to hear the Nobel Prize-winning physicist talk about his life and work.