Museum of Science and Industry

Local nameMuseum of Science and Industry
LocationManchester city centre, UK

The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, England, is a large museum devoted to the development of science, technology and industry with emphasis on the city's achievements in these fields. The museum is part of the Science Museum Group, a non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, having merged with the National Science Museum in 2012.There are extensive displays on the theme of transport, power, Manchester's sewerage and sanitation, textiles, communications and computing.

The museum is an Anchor Point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage; and is situated on the site of the world's first passenger railway station – Manchester Liverpool Road – which opened as part of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in September 1830. The railway station frontage and 1830 warehouse are both Grade I listed.

Tags Science MuseumExhibitionIndustryWheelchair AccessibleScienceMuseumFree
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Opening hours

Open daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec 24 - Dec 26, Jan 1: closed

The Collections Centre:
Tue - Thu: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Free entry.
A voluntary donation of £3 is recommended.

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +44 161 832 2244

Address Liverpool Road, Manchester, M3 4FP, UK

Coordinates 53°28'37.654" N -2°15'20.254" E

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