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Volunteer Amy Yip recounts her experience of sharing a slice of history with visitors on the 250th anniversary celebrations of John Dalton.
First up in a series of blog posts about new material the museum has recently acquired, Associate Curator Sarah Baines reveals a story of Manchester textiles and their global connections.
At the museum, we’re delighted that we have been granted planning permission to build our brand new Special Exhibitions gallery.
Volunteer Laura Cooper explains the science behind a popular activity in our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition.
What would you do if, while working away from home in a foreign country, you suddenly found yourself cut off from any kind of support?
The first rule of archives? Nobody talks about archives.
Richard Evans from Cold Star Media explores the background to an immersive live event exploring the history of contagion and viral outbreaks.
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.
Researchers at the Science Museum in London have unearthed an amazing film that they believe has not been shown in public since 1928.
Today is the 200th birthday of Edward Taylor Bellhouse—if that name doesn’t mean very much to you, then you need to take a closer look at our Air and Space Hall.
In the first of a new series marking significant dates related to items in our collection, Senior Curator Meg McHugh looks at John Bright, a popular politician during the Victorian era who was instrumental in bringing about electoral reforms.
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