Why the Science and Industry Museum is Manchester’s top tourist attraction

We explore The Science and Industry Museum - one of Manchester’s best-loved visitor attractions - and try out some of the fun interactive exhibits.

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Manchester is known for its tourist attractions - whether it’s football, shopping or museums you’re looking for, there’s plenty to explore here in our city.

It was also the world’s first industrial city. As a result the centre is home to multiple railway stations and one of Manchester’s most popular tourist attraction, The Science and Industry museum.

Whether you’re here to learn more about our city’s history, get involved with free scientific activities, or fancy a more in-depth exploration in one of the paid-for exhibitions, this museum has plenty to offer for a day out full of fun and learning. We went down to check out the museum for our video tour, and find out why it’s considered among Manchester’s best tourist attractions, with a top three rating on the city’s TripAdvisor things to do alongside the John Rylands library and the Etihad stadium.

You can book your free entry tickets on the museum website here.