To mark Friday 13th, we find out how the entrepreneurs of the Industrial Revolution relied not only on ambition for success but were also deeply superstitious.
Kat is the Press and PR Manager here at the Museum of Science and Industry.
On June 21 2018 we celebrated the 70th birthday of the Small Scale Experimental Machine, aka “Baby”. Here’s a look back in photos at some highlights of the day.
The Great Exhibition of the North opens in Newcastle today, and several objects from our collection will be displayed during the Summer.
Your inbox is probably full of emails talking about GDPR right now. Stay in touch! Please opt in! But what is your personal data—and how have rules and ideas about personal data changed throughout history?
Stephenson’s Rocket is to return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years this September.
You guys loved our Robots quiz, and we know you’ve loved having Tim Peake’s spacecraft here – so to mark its final week at the museum, here’s a quiz all about space!
The historic Textiles Gallery at the Museum of Science and Industry is to receive a facelift ahead of summer—meaning there will be more objects on display and better hands-on activities than ever before.
Our Robots exhibition closed on April 15—but for our exhibitions team that wasn’t the end of the story.
You have probably at some point eaten sushi—the traditional Japanese food made from rice, fish and seaweed.
There are just a few weeks left to catch our Robots exhibition before it goes off on tour, so we wanted to test how much attention you’ve been paying since it opened in October.
Find out about the Little Miss Inventor event taking place this weekend, and see the finalists in the Little Inventors competition.
Two Tims. One is a well-loved British astronaut. The other… is a rubber duck. So what links Peake and Beake?