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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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Excellent museum for kids, and all free! Highly recommended. Our boys loved it, and we enjoyed it too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent museum for kids, and all free! Highly recommended. Our boys loved it, and we enjoyed it too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great place to take the kids, and best of all its free! Great interactive exhibits, the kids really enjoyed our afternoon there.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Stopped for a quick visit on way thru Manchester. Wish I had more time. Very large selection of exhibits. It is sort of a campus with several buildings to visit. Air and space was my favorite. Can't believe itnis free(donations). Definitely worth the visit if you can squeeze it in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit with family, the kids had a great time and there are lots to see. I particularly liked the antique engines and the airplanes on display. got a great number of souvenirs at the shop for a good price

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I visited the museum with a friend whilst on a visit to Manchester, and it is a real eye opener. You learn about the way in which science and industry helped the city and wider county around it to grow and develop to where it is now. I would return on a future visit to Manchester and would recommend it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Absolutely the best museum interpreters that I've seen anywhere: they really brought home what the exhibits did and why they were important, what the impact was. We planned to spend an hour and a half there, and ended up spending the whole day there, with daughter who hates museums wanting to stay still longer. There are 5 separate large buildings,... More 

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

Visited here so many times over the years. Great family day out..a little crowded in peak season but a Mancunian treasure non the less.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic day out for kids and big kids. Very well organised - with many interactive experiences. The zones are standalone and very well signed. Go on the tram - there is a station close by

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had a fantastic time here, lots to do, see and learn. I would go again, good place to visit, kids would love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had a great day out with children ranging from 8 years down to 12months and everyone enjoyed themselves. There's lots of things to see and do, best of all it's free

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Additional Information about Museum of Science & Industry

Address: 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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