The Museum of Science and Industry


About the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Located on the Liverpool Road, Manchester, the Museum of Science and Industry is devoted to the development of science and is part of the Science Museum Group.   Extensive displays on the theme of transport (including water, electricity steam and gas engines) are displayed along with textile, communications and computing exhibits. The museum is situated on the site of the world’s first railway station – Manchester Liverpool Road, which opened in 1830. Both the railway station frontage and the 1830 warehouse are both Grade 1 Listed buildings. Steam rides are available at weekend and bank holidays.

Helpful information about the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Entry to the Museum of Science and Industry is free although charges apply for certain activities. Manchester International Airport is the nearest airport, and is approximately 8 miles away. The best way to travel into Manchester City Centre from the airport is by bus, taxi or train. Metroshuttles are free buses linking the main rail stations, such as Piccadilly, car parks, shopping areas and businesses in Manchester city centre.

The Museum is open from 10am-5pm every day except 24-26 December and 1 January. The café is open from 8am every Monday to Friday. It is advisable to arrive early during the school holidays.

Where to stay in Manchester for the Museum of Science and Industry

If you are planning to visit the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, choose from rental apartments, houses, flats, studios, boats and B&B’s close to the venue. Whether you are looking to rent an apartment in Manchester City Centre, a studio in Salford or a house in Stretford or Trafford you will be able to travel easily to the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry by bus or train.

Things to do near the Museum of Science and Industry

If you are planning to visit the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, you find plenty of things to do and see near to the venue, including: The Lowry Museum at Salford, The Trafford Centre, Heaton Park, Manchester Arena and the Royal Exchange Theatre. Castlefield Urban Heritage Park is also worth a visit if the weather is good.

More information about the Museum of Science and Industry

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