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Science and Industry Museum blog
Learn how to make your own glow detector to hunt for hidden messages around the museum and at home.
Tape delighted visitors at Manchester Science Festival this year—but what happened to it afterwards?
We have been nominated for a prestigious national award – and need your help to win!
This autumn we handed over the reins of the museum to children from The Friars Primary School as part of Kids in Museums Takeover Day… and they were amazing!
Take part in our #ThanksToYou competition and win a chance to sip champagne with the Flying Scotsman
There aren’t many museums where you can find an exhibition in a train station waiting room, but the Museum of Science and Industry is a unique heritage site.
We get a lot of filming requests here at the museum, and there’s none we were happier to say yes to than when the BBC approached us to be the North West venue for this year’s Children in Need.
Time is important to us—it flies, it drags, we can spend it or waste it.
Curators are creative folk—and spending all day with the amazing objects in our collections can lead to some interesting trains of thought.
From our most Instagrammable event ever to robot selfies, #msf17 was a social media hit.
In this guest post, Tom Renn, Managing Director of Manchester Science Partnerships asks: how close are we to living in a robot world?
Manchester’s engineers, scientists, business owners and workers helped win the First World War by supplying equipment and ideas that were vital for victory.