There’s heritage transport, and then there’s Stephenson’s Rocket, built to run on the world’s first inter-city passenger railway.
Kat is the Press and PR Manager here at the Science and Industry Museum.
Robbie Thomson, the artist behind our XFRMR event, answers some questions about his work.
As 2018 draws to a close, we take a look back at your favourite blog posts this year.
Years of work by curators, archivists and designers go into making each of our exhibitions a reality—but very few people have the chance to speak to them in person about the ideas behind each show.
To celebrate the return of Rocket to Manchester, we asked you for your favourite locomotive-inspired songs—and you didn’t disappoint.
To mark Friday 13th, we find out how the entrepreneurs of the Industrial Revolution relied not only on ambition for success but were also deeply superstitious.
On June 21 2018 we celebrated the 70th birthday of the Small Scale Experimental Machine, aka “Baby”. Here’s a look back in photos at some highlights of the day.
The Great Exhibition of the North opens in Newcastle today, and several objects from our collection will be displayed during the Summer.
Your inbox is probably full of emails talking about GDPR right now. Stay in touch! Please opt in! But what is your personal data—and how have rules and ideas about personal data changed throughout history?
Stephenson’s Rocket is to return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years this September.
You guys loved our Robots quiz, and we know you’ve loved having Tim Peake’s spacecraft here—so to mark its final week at the museum, here’s a quiz all about space!
The historic Textiles Gallery at the Museum of Science and Industry is to receive a facelift ahead of summer—meaning there will be more objects on display and better hands-on activities than ever before.