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The extensive displays in Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry are designed to enlighten and entertain visitors with the history of the Manchester’s technological achievements. Located just a few minutes from Manchester’s city centre, the entrance to the Museum of Science and Industry is marked by a large industrial sculpture that hints at the exhibits found within the museum. The museum’s interactive displays provide information on the history of aviation, computing and trains, displaying replicas of many important, historical planes and locomotives. Visitors will be charmed by the quaintness of the steam locomotives that carry passengers to the various exhibits on the museum grounds.

  • See a replica of the famous Hawker Hunter airplane on display in the Aircraft Exhibit of Manchester’s Museum of Science. Learn how this single-seater played a crucial role for the Royal Air Force during Wold War?
  • Take a look at the world’s first stored-program computer, The Manchester Small Scale Experimental Machine. Marvel at the evolution of computing by comparing today’s smartphones and slender laptops to this relic that takes up an entire room.
  • Walk through the Connected Earth Gallery to see Manchester’s historic role in communications unravelled in this captivating display.

Because of its location just outside of Manchester’s city centre, the Museum of Science and Industry can be easily reached by taking the train or tram to the Deansgate stop, which is just a five-minute walk from the Museum. There is a large car park near the museum, but it fills up quickly (especially on the weekends) so get there early if you want to find a good place to park. Many travellers choose to bike to the Museum of Science and Industry by taking the Modern History Heritage Cycle Trail that leads cyclists past some of Manchester’s most important historical sites.

Hotels near Museum of Science and Industry

93 hotels near Museum of Science and Industry

1 The Mitre Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

1-3 Cathedral Gates Map

Offering simply appointed spaces set in the heart of Manchester, The Mitre Hotel Manchester makes for an ideal starting point for holidaymakers exploring the lively Manchester city. Must-see... More

2 Gardens Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 22 reviews

55 Piccadilly Map

The Gardens Hotel Manchester is enviably located overlooking colourful Piccadilly Gardens, right in the heart of the city. The Arndale Shopping Centre, Manchester Town Hall and the Cathedral are... More

3 Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre

4 stars
3.3 / 5 9 reviews

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The Jurys Inn Manchester was purpose-built in 1999 and has a gold award for green tourism for its environmental policies. It is right next to the Manchester Convention Centre and Bridgewater Hall... More

4 Britannia Hotel Manchester City Centre

3 stars
4.1 / 5 37 reviews

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The Britannia Hotel Manchester is in the heart of the city's financial district, ideal for business guests and within easy reach of many attractions. The historic 1858 building with its grand... More

5 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly

3 stars
4.7 / 5 23 reviews

One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn St. Map

The contemporary DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Manchester - Piccadilly is aimed at business guests, but is equally welcoming to tourists visiting the area. It offers above-average high-tech amenities... More

6 Thistle Manchester City Centre, The Portland

4 stars
4.1 / 5 28 reviews

3-5 Portland Street Map

The Portland By Thistle Manchester Hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of the city, opposite Piccadilly Gardens and minutes from the Arndale Centre, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester... More

7 Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 11 reviews

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The newly transformed Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is one of the foremost hotels in central Manchester, overlooking Piccadilly Gardens and close to the 240 shops in the Arndale Centre. Trams... More

8 Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 8 reviews

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Manchester Marriott Victoria Albert Hotel has all the benefits of a city centre location yet overlooks the quiet River Irwell. The hotel occupies an 1844 warehouse, retaining its character with oak... More

9 Crowne Plaza MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE

4 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

70 Shudehill Map

Offering an inviting atmosphere of elegance and charm, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester City Centre welcomes each guest and provides with essential amenities and thoughtful extras that turn an... More

10 Macdonald Townhouse Manchester

4 stars
4.5 / 5 31 reviews

101 Portland Street Map

Once a Victorian silk warehouse, Macdonald Townhouse Hotel Manchester makes an excellent base for business and leisure guests. It is located in the centre of the city, surrounded by shops and... More