If you visited the museum last year, you may have seen a film crew and some very enthusiastic young engineers-in-the-making working on a very special, top secret project.
Kate is the Communications Officer at the Science and Industry Museum. She works within both marketing and PR, with a particular passion for social media. Her interests range from canals to quantum physics, and she is queen of the #onthisday tweets on @sim_manchester.
From 29 September to 1 October, we welcome performance artist Nikhil Chopra to the museum. In this post, Communications Officer Kate Campbell-Payne discusses the significance of the event as well as her previous encounters with Chopra’s work.
Find out more about the artists joining Nikhil Chopra in Manchester for #NewNorthSouth
Our fidget spinner workshop has proved extremely popular with visitors this summer. But what exactly can you do with them?
Ahead of their appeareance at MakeFest 2017, Richard Watson from the North West Meccano Guild tells us more about the history of the organisation.
MakeFest returns to the museum on 19–20 August. In this post, a few of the makers tell us about what they have in store for the weekend.
If you’re bringing your family down to the museum this weekend, you’ll soon discover that not all superheroes wear capes.
On 18 May, cultural venues across the city will keep their doors open after closing time for Manchester After Hours, part of the national Museums At Night festival.
When Major Tim Peake blasted off into space in December 2015, he took the nation with him.
On Monday 17 October, Olympians and Paralympians from Team GB brightened Manchester in a spectacular parade that started right here at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Ahead of MakeFest 2016, we asked some of the makers to tell us how they got into making and what they’re bringing for you to try.
Go behind the scenes of the four-day Brighter Sound Artistic Director Series residency, which brought together female musicians to interpret our Wonder Materials exhibition through music and art.