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Museum of Science & Industry

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Address: Liverpool Road | Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP, England
Phone Number: 44 161 832 1830
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: The Museum of Science and Industry includes permanent galleries spread...
The Museum of Science and Industry includes permanent galleries spread across five historic buildings and collections ranging from early textile machinery to modern X-ray equipment.
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Interesting museum and well worth a visit, lots to see and there's a whole area for kids too. Worth a visit if you're in Manchester.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting museum and well worth a visit, lots to see and there's a whole area for kids too. Worth a visit if you're in Manchester.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visited earlier today with a friend and 5 children aged between 2 and 10! The great thing here is the variety of things to see and do, from the hands on experiment area, to the air and space hall and engineering and railways. Certainly enough to keep our varied bunch entertained for several hours! And of course entry for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Good jobs it's free. It's incredibly boring. If you're thinking about spending the day here, don't. You're done in just over and hour. And that's taking everything in. I was looking forward to the aviation section, but there's nothing of interest in there either.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a great place to visit - kids and adults alike enjoy messing with the exhibits. We pent a good 5 hours in there and then the kids wanted to go next door to the air museum. What a great day out - And it's free! What more could you ask for?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is the best place for adults and children in Manchester. To do it properly would take days but as its free ,donations requested, you can be really entertained for very little cost. You learn more about Manchester and its importance to England in one morning here than in days elsewhere. Fun and knowledge for all the family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

amazing collection give yourself several hours to get round from steam engines to looms and so much more in different buildings all close so easy to get round don,t miss demonstrations at certain times of the day staff are very helpful and informative adequate parking wonderful freebie cheers mo

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place is great loads to see and do visit at least one a year usually in school holidays as my son loves visiting.Always something new to see close to city centre so travelling to Museum is easy via public transport. Well laid out and loads to see so expect to spend most of the day learning and looking at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Loved this place! Went for a recent date as a couple and had a fantastic time! Great for a budget date :P

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

brilliant we never had time to see it all but will go back. Spent the afternoon visiting this museum but never managed to see it all

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Had an absolute blast here, loads of interactive exhibits for everyone to play with. Loads of space and the aircraft exhibition nearby is a must for all.

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Additional Information about Museum of Science & Industry

Address: Liverpool Road | Castlefield, Manchester M3 4FP, England
Phone Number: 44 161 832 1830
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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