We have eight permanent galleries and various exhibition spaces. From interactive family fun to the history of Manchester’s industrial heritage, find out more about the subjects we cover and the objects we display with blog posts from our team and guest authors.
Marketing Manager Nancy Hopkins shares her top five robots featured in the Robots exhibition, ahead of its opening on 19 October
Robots and artificially intelligent beings in films are often used as a way to explore what makes us uniquely human.
The more human a robot appears, the more unsettling we find it.
Who was John Dalton, and what part does he play in the story behind our Wonder Materials exhibition?
We are delighted to welcome on board the Granada Foundation as funders for our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition—find out here why they want to be involved.
Down here in the conservation department, we have been working hard for the past few months on the Wellcome Collection’s new exhibition, Electricity: The Spark of Life, which will make its way to our new Special Exhibitions gallery.
Graphene has been subjected to a great deal of hype its whole life. What effect has this had?