As Power UP returns to Manchester this summer, we dive into the Ocean Software story and shine a light on the company’s history.
Lecturer and researcher Michelle Phillips writes about the curious ways that music affects our sense of time.
Professor of Acoustic Engineering Trevor Cox writes about the inventive ways we can transform sound, ahead of our Sound and Music Late event.
Our colleagues at our sister museum in Bradford, the National Science and Media Museum, have unearthed a wonderful selection of images of life in early-to-mid 20th century Manchester.
Beyer, Peacock and Co. was well-known for manufacturing steam locomotives, but also considered making motor cars, as our archives reveal.
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.
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.
150 years ago, Liverpool Road Station (the museum’s historic site) was struck by the most catastrophic event in its history.