The Great Exhibition of the North opens in Newcastle today, and several objects from our collection will be displayed during the Summer.
Baby looks and operates very differently to a modern computer, with a memory that uses a system of valves and tubes. But how exactly does its work?
Eric Wright, one of the volunteers who run our Meet Baby sessions, looks back at how the advent of computers had an impact on his life.
We’re celebrating the Baby computer’s 70th birthday by looking at some of the machines that it made possible.
Stephenson’s Rocket is to return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years this September.
Long before this museum stood on the site of Liverpool Road Station there was an “unofficial” museum here displaying some railway treasures.
Textile production and computing—two of Manchester’s most important historic industries—are brought together in the Jacquard loom, on display in our Textiles Gallery.