While the Power Hall may be closed to the public, this doesn’t mean our team aren’t hard at work preparing the building for its major renovations starting this Autumn.
Kat is the Press and PR Manager here at the Science and Industry Museum.
With the summer holidays well under way there’s plenty to do and see at the museum.
Throughout history, humans have been inspired by the Sun – believing it to have divine powers, the ability to heal sickness and potentially provide a clean, lasting source of power.
We were honoured to host the Bank of England for the reveal of the scientific character who would appear on the new £50 note.
There’s heritage transport, and then there’s Stephenson’s Rocket, built to run on the world’s first inter-city passenger railway.
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.