As part of our recently announced decarbonisation plan, £2.6 million of the funding received will be used to transform the Power Hall into a landmark symbol of the future, as well as of historic engineering.
The Science and Industry Museum has been awarded £4.3m by the Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to transform the museum’s environmental sustainability and place zero carbon technology at the heart of the visitor experience.
Go on a visual adventure to discover how the lower ground floor of a former warehouse has been transformed into a world-class gallery.
To mark British Science Week 2021 (5–14 March 2021), Jennifer Lobo from the Trans-Pennine STEM Ambassador Hub spoke to some of their volunteers about what it’s like to work in STEM and about the future of their roles in the field.
March 8 is International Women’s Day. This year the theme is ‘choose to challenge’, and is all about celebrating women’s achievements and raising awareness against bias.
In this blog, Senior Curator of Industrial Heritage Katie Belshaw examines Manchester’s unique relationship with rain, the industries that have been born out of its reputation for precipitation and the scientists whose study of drizzle helped drive their discoveries.
A visit to the museum’s new Special Exhibitions Gallery promises not only awe-inspiring science content, but also a spectacular setting—the atmospheric, lower ground floor of the museum’s historic New Warehouse.
Associate curator at the Science and Industry Museum, Alison Crook, explores the history of cycling in Manchester, delves into our collection to track the history of the two-wheeler, and shines a spotlight in one Manchester inventor who changed the face of cycling forever.
To mark the start of Manchester Science Festival’s programme on climate and ideas for a better world, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham reflects on how Greater Manchester’s vision of becoming carbon-neutral by 2038 will also mean the city is primed to influence future progress and lead the next Industrial Revolution, through a zero-carbon economy.
As the Special Exhibitions Gallery at the museum nears completion, Project Director Anna Hesketh explains how the project’s real beauty lies in the power of combining the original and the modern to pave the way for a sustainable gallery of the future.