Science and Industry Museum

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Science and Industry Museum

The Science and Industry Museum is full of amazing objects and world changing ideas.

Be inspired by the wonder of science. Look out for our expert Explainers will be around the museum doing live experiments, revealing more about our collection and sharing the amazing stories behind our historic site.

Get hands-on in our free family friendly interactive gallery Experiment. Roll up your sleeves and have a go at lifting a car up a wall using a simple gear system or watch bubbles rising through giant columns of coloured liquid.

Check the website for details of our special exhibitions and holiday activities: What's on | Science and Industry Museum


All our galleries are suitable for visitors with disabilities, and we also offer a range of services and aids to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Many of our staff have special training and will be happy to help if you need advice during your visit. If you have any specific requirements, call us on 033 0058 0058 and we will help you arrange your visit.

For more detailed information about access and facilities at the museum, visit Science and Industry Museum Accessibility


There is a café at the museum. Picnic areas are also available.

Who to contact

033 0058 0058 (line open 9.00–17.00 daily) 033 0058 0058 (line open 9.00–17.00 daily)
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Where to go

Science and Industry Museum
Liverpool Road
M3 4FP
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Getting Here.

By free bus: The museum can be reached via Route 1. The nearest stop is on Lower Byrom Street, just outside of the museum.

By train: The nearest railway station is Deansgate.

By Metrolink: The nearest tram stop is Deansgate-Castlefield.

By Car: The museum does not have parking facilities on site. There are limited council-run pay and display on-street parking spaces on Liverpool Road and Lower Byrom Street.

There is also a selection of private and council-run open air and multi-storey car parks in the local area.

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