Science and Industry Museum
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Located on the historic site of the world's oldest surviving passenger railway station, the museum's fascinating galleries and outstanding collections tell the story of Manchester's scientific and industrial past, present and future.
The Science and Industry Museum’s collections are housed in five listed buildings. Don't miss the Textiles Gallery which explores Manchester’s relationship with cotton, through fascinating displays, activities and free explainer-led demonstrations.
Other highlights include the hands-on Experiment Gallery, a replica of 'Baby', the world's first stored-program computer, plus a programme of temporary exhibitions and special events.
Look out for The Wild Escape at museums and galleries in the next few months. Many have special events, or you can use our audio introduction to help children get involved at any cultural venue.
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The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.