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Science and Industry Museum

3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)
  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction closed.

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak,Science and Industry Museum is currently closed to the public, however the gardens are still open. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

A delectable mix of science, industry and history makes the Science and Industry Museum an exciting and educational day out for kids and adults alike!

Discover Manchester’s journey through the industrial revolution era right through to the present day, all brought to life through interactive exhibitions, lively shows, daily demonstrations and passionate, engaging and informed staff. Children can conduct their own experiments and witness science come to life before their own eyes, plus there are plenty of resources available for the younger ones aged 0-4.

There are extra activities, workshops and festivals available over the weekends and the school holidays, which means there’s always something new to learn! There’s also a café and a shop on site to take your newly found love of science home with you!

  • FREE entry!
  • Wheelchairs available
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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed 24th-26th December, 1st January


Free admission
Donation Recommended: £5.00

Travel & Contact Information


Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4FP, England

Phone number

0161 832 2244



Click here to visit Science and Industry Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Park all day for £7.00 at the Park Avenue RCP car park (8 Albion Street, M1 5NZ) when you tell them you’re visiting the Museum of Science and Industry.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Monday to Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Yes, Science and Industry Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Science and Industry Museum have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only


Needs serious update 1 out of 5 stars

nice museum but gets boring really quick especially for younger ones the science part upstairs needs a serious make over everything worn and outdated, baby play area is poor with nothing in there but carpet


Lots to see! 5 out of 5 stars

Lots to see - we didn't have the chance to see everything as we were there for just a couple of hours. Great shows in the main hall though, and they loved looking at the cotton mill machinery. If you ask at the reception desk they will lend you a bag for littlies with a hat and some toys in so they can pretend to be train drivers.

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