As cotton spinning returns to the region, here at the Museum of Science and Industry we are gearing up to re-tell the astonishing story of Manchester’s growth into the world’s first modern industrial city.
We have eight permanent galleries and various exhibition spaces. From interactive family fun to the history of Manchester’s industrial heritage, find out more about the subjects we cover and the objects we display with blog posts from our team and guest authors.
Volunteer Laura Cooper explains the science behind a popular activity in our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition.
If you visited the museum between April and June this year, you may well have seen a buzz of activity around the site. Project Collections Information Officer Rupinder Sandhu explains what’s been going on.
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.
This summer, the Museum of Science and Industry is launching Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond, an exhibition all about graphene, a tiny but mighty material.