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.
The question we’re most often asked when we talk to people about the future of robotics is, simply: ‘When will robots take over the world?’
When it comes to robotics, the future is not two-legged.
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. How should we treat robots once they become indistinguishable, in both looks and actions, from real humans?