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World-changing ideas from the Industrial Revolution to today. Plan your visit and book your free tickets now. Social channels are staffed Monday to Friday.

Manchester, UK
Joined June 2009
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Science and Industry Museum
a month ago
'It's so inspiring. There's so much hope.' Hear from some of the first visitors to 'Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope', our new exhibition created with support from expert partner @CR_UK. Plan your visit and book your free tickets now:
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Science and Industry Museum
11 hours ago
Discover the complex structure of tumours as you encounter this 3m large 3D sculpture created especially for Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope. Find out more with a visit to the exhibition:
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Science and Industry Museum
16 hours ago
We're going through a lot of changes right now and some of our buildings are closed during a multi-million-pound restoration programme. Find out more about this incredible project and what it means for your visit here:
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Science and Industry Museum
a day ago
#ICYMI This new blog post from our Senior Curator of Industrial Heritage introduces the Global Threads project we're working on with the Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery...
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Science and Industry Museum
6 days ago
We’re working with @LBS_at_UCL on Global Threads, a project that aims to draw out new and under-represented stories in Manchester’s cotton industry, especially those related to colonialism, enslavement and global movements of people and goods. More here:
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Science and Industry Museum
2 days ago
#ObjectOfTheMonth for December is the magical 'A Quiet Afternoon in the Cloud Cuckoo Valley', on display in our Textiles Gallery 🚂 Designed and built by the creator behind the inventions in 'Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang', it's here until spring 2022:
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Science and Industry Museum
3 days ago
There's just one month left to visit the must-see exhibition Use Hearing Protection: The early years of Factory Records 🎧 Don't miss this immersive journey chronicling the record company at the heart of Manchester's music scene:
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Science and Industry Museum
3 days ago
#NewBlogPost How do you develop an exhibition on Manchester's iconic Factory Records? With just one month left to see it, Use Hearing Protection curator, Jan Hicks, and exhibition originators @JonSavage1966 and Mat Bancroft explain how they did it here:
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Science and Industry Museum
3 days ago
#bornthisday Samuel Crompton (1753–1827) Bolton inventor and spinning industry pioneer. He invented the spinning mule, a machine that revolutionised textile manufacture worldwide 🧵 There's a working 1927 version in our Textiles Gallery: #localhistory
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Science and Industry Museum
4 days ago
Please help us to keep everyone safe by wearing a face covering when indoors at the museum. In line with the latest Government guidance, face coverings are mandatory in our shops, unless you are exempt. Find out more about planning a visit here:
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Science and Industry Museum
4 days ago
In a museum (not so) far, far away… Now on sale, a once-in-a-lifetime adventure @sciencemuseum🚀 Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination is an immersive, genre-defying exhibition opening in 2022. Book now to get 15% off (limited availability):
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Science and Industry Museum
5 days ago
Thanks for coming to see us (and your handiwork) yesterday @JonSavage1966 👏 There's just one month left to visit Use Hearing Protection: The early years of Factory Records - find out more and book your tickets here: #ManchesterMusic #FactoryRecords
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Jon Savage
6 days ago
At Use Hearing Protection with three of the posters I designed for Tony back in the day - pic by Sallyann Browning
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Science and Industry Museum
5 days ago
Today is #WorldAIDSDay First recognised in 1988, it raises awareness of the disease and commemorates those who have died from it. This poster in the collections show's the day's symbol - the red ribbon: #OnThisDay #OTD
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Science and Industry Museum
6 days ago
We’re working with @LBS_at_UCL on Global Threads, a project that aims to draw out new and under-represented stories in Manchester’s cotton industry, especially those related to colonialism, enslavement and global movements of people and goods. More here:
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Science and Industry Museum
6 days ago
"There was an air of excitement & interest as we visited" "It's a magical museum" We exist to spark wonder and curiosity. Thank you to our supporters who make this happen. You can help us achieve our charity's mission too this #GivingTuesday Be a hero:
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Science and Industry Museum
6 days ago
#onthisday 1934 The Flying Scotsman became the first steam locomotive to officially exceed 100mph 🚂 Find out more about this legendary loco (and even buy some Flying Scotsman socks) with our pals @RailwayMuseum here:
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Science and Industry Museum
7 days ago
What better reason do you need to come see our Use Hearing Protection exhibition before it closes on 3 Jan 2022 than this great review from @dickndom Get your tickets here:
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Dick and Dom
9 days ago
Finally went to Use Hearing Protection: The early years of Factory Records exhibition @sim_manchester #FactoryRecords This is the guitar used by Ian Curtis @joydivision !! 🤯Recommend it 💯
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Science and Industry Museum
7 days ago
#onthisday 1935 Erwin Schrödinger's cat thought experiment was published in the article 'The Present Situation in Quantum Mechanics' 🐈 This @TED_ED video shows how that (thankfully imaginary) cat explains one of the weirdest aspects of quantum physics:
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Science and Industry Museum
8 days ago
It's Museum Shop Sunday! We've got 10% off all day if you say SHOPSUNDAY10 in store or use it as a discount code online: (selected items only). #MuseumShopSunday
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