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Museum of Science and Industry blog
MakeFest returns to the museum on 19–20 August. In this post, a few of the makers tell us about what they have in store for the weekend.
110 years ago, Shackleton set sail for New Zealand aboard Nimrod. In this post, archivist Jan Shearsmith discusses the fate of the famous ship.
In this guest post, Bossa Studios CMO Tracey McGarrigan talks us through a gamejam, the starting point for all of her company’s games.
Sir Vince Cable recently paid a visit to the museum to learn more about what we are doing to help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.
August 2017 marks 225 years since the death of Richard Arkwright. Here, we look at both his entrepreneurship and the controversy that surrounded him.
Ahead of Power Up!, opening 11 August, Marketing Manager Nancy Hopkins takes us through her 5 favourite retro games available to play at the event.
Tania Wilson from our contemporary science team reports back from this year’s Ecsite conference, the largest science communication conference in Europe.
Space journalist Sarah Cruddas explores the past and future of our journeys to the stars.
Take a look back at the highlights and achievements of our award-winning exhibition Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond.
In June 2017, Beattie Well Tank no. 30587 returned to its birthplace of Manchester for three weeks to work trains on the demonstration line at the Museum.
If you’re bringing your family down to the museum this weekend, you’ll soon discover that not all superheroes wear capes.
As we reach the end of our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition, we’re finding out a little bit more about our funders the Granada Foundation and the work they do.