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“Wow!!”

Museum of Science & Industry
Ranked #2 of 182 things to do in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Museum of Science and Industry sits in the heart of Manchester, the world's first industrial city. It houses the world's oldest surviving passenger railway station and the world's first railway warehouse from 1830, which are located at the end of the museum site. On a visit to the museum, you will see amazing objects and learn about the men and women whose ideas changed the world forever. Daily demonstrations bring the museum's world class collection of textile and industrial machinery to life. There are interactive exhibits to explore and a regular programme of changing exhibitions to enjoy.
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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Wow!!”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Words cannot describe this place. Need plenty of time and several visits to take it all in. We visit it often and it is a great place for families and school groups to visit. My husband spends hours there

Visited September 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Interesting!”
Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

Couple of buildings were shut down for maintenance, yet it was great experience. Must spend 3 hours going around it at least

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Not enough hours in the day!”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

I have been to the museum so many times both when my son was young and when the titanic exhibition was on display. There is so much to see and do for all the family. I is a great, full day out and ideal on rainy days.

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Murcia
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“Go see.!”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

What a wonder Magical Palace. perfect for children of all ages. The exhibits are fantastic and perfectly demonstrate how Victorian Engineers knew how to build machinery.

Visited February 2012
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Derby
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“Great Visit”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Extremely interesting. We were there for over 2 hours and only had a quick look round. We intend to make a return visit to Manchester early next year and will return here to give it the time it deserves.

Visited September 2012
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