In 2016, the museum commissioned Peter Saville, a designer with strong links to Manchester, to design a range of glassware celebrating Manchester’s three rivers and the dancefloor at the Haçienda.
Graphene has been subjected to a great deal of hype its whole life. What effect has this had?
A new display of graphene applications in the Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition explores the ways graphene could help us address some serious global challenges.
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.
At the heart of the Museum of Science and Industry lie an exceptionally important historic site and a rich collection of objects and archives—caring for both occasionally presents challenges.
150 years ago, Liverpool Road Station (the museum’s historic site) was struck by the most catastrophic event in its history.
Volunteer Laura Cooper explains the science behind a popular activity in our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition.