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.
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?
A new display of graphene applications in the Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition explores the ways graphene could help us address some serious global challenges.
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.
Volunteer Laura Cooper explains the science behind a popular activity in our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition.
If you visited the museum between April and June this year, you may well have seen a buzz of activity around the site. Project Collections Information Officer Rupinder Sandhu explains what’s been going on.
Go behind the scenes of the four-day Brighter Sound Artistic Director Series residency, which brought together female musicians to interpret our Wonder Materials exhibition through music and art.