Address: Museum of Science & Industry, Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP
Phone Number: 0161 832 2244
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Museum of Science and Industry is a museum which focuses on the science and industrial history of the Manchester area.
The attraction is located a few minutes from Manchester city centre in the old Liverpool Road train station buildings (the world’s oldest passenger railway station). Journeying from Manchester’s past through to the present day through series of galleries with interactive exhibits which include the sights and sounds of the cotton mills, a collection of working steam engines and recreated living rooms of the 1930’s and 1950’s.
One of the galleries is a recreation of a textile mill with presentations on how they worked. Other galleries include The ‘Connecting Manchester’ gallery about communications, the Underground Manchester gallery, a gallery about Manchester’s sewerage and water supply, an air transport gallery and a gallery about animation in the North West. There is also a 4D theatre presentation for which you need to pay.
- Car parking (charge).
- Shop selling gifts, games and science kits.
- Warehouse canteen serving freshly made hot meals and snacks.
- Coffee shop serving home-made cakes and speciality teas and coffees.
- Free entry attraction (donations welcomed).
Open daily 10am.
Before you start your journey to Museum of Science & Industry for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.