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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.
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.
22 December 2016 - 8 January 2017 (closed 24–26 December and 1 January) Free
Families visiting the museum this Christmas will be tripping the light fantastic with a special programme of fun, free events.
Open daily £10 per ride (1 or 2 people)
Have you ever wanted to fly your own jet? Our Fly 360° interactive flight simulator allows you to do just that.
20 October 2016 – 3 February 2017 Free
For the world premiere of Cape Farewell’s 2016 Lovelock Art Commission, Paris-based artists HeHe have taken inspiration from James Lovelock, the Museum of Science and Industry’s collection and the research of the Natural Environment Research Council.
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.
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
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 31 December 2016 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.
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.