Spring holidays at the Science and Industry Museum

Shekina Rose, Families Editor
A young girl playing in the Experiment gallery at the Science and Industry Museum
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Spring holidays at the Science and Industry Museum at Science and Industry Museum, Castlefield 23 March — 14 April 2024 Entrance is free — Visit now

Get ready for an adventure filled with excitement and discovery this Easter at the spring holidays at the Science and Industry Museum. Explore magnificent machines and curious contraptions with a fun, free programme packed with games and challenges suitable for all ages. Open from 23 March – 14 April 2024.

Step inside a world of engineering and creativity as you experiment with the museum’s giant marble run, crafted from reused and recycled materials by the Wild Rumpus team. Play with gravity and friction, designing your own paths and mechanisms.

Tired? Take a break with books inspired by the amazing machines and the brilliant minds who build and maintain them. The new Reading Corner is the perfect spot to unwind and explore stories. As well as this, little ones can develop their problem-solving skills as they join the Explainers on a special mission to hunt for pieces to help fix an engine.

More knowledge can be eaten up and digested at Operation Ouch! Food, Poo, and You, an educational journey where you will  discover how food fuels our bodies. Engage with interactive experiences, learn fascinating facts, and explore the wonders of the digestive system.

Get ready to power up and play your way through the best video games of the past five decades with a ticket to Power Up—the ultimate gaming experience. From classic to modern favourites, there’s endless fun to be had for gamers of all ages. You could also upgrade to an annual pass for unlimited access for a whole year… It’s gaming heaven!

As well as visiting the temporary exhibitions, don’t forget to explore our free, permanent galleries with family favourites waiting to be discovered! Immerse yourself in world-changing ideas at Revolution Manchester and witness science in action at our interactive gallery. Don’t forget to pick up a free activity trail in the Textiles Gallery, packed with fun games and challenges for the whole family to enjoy.

Spring holidays at the Science and Industry Museum at Science and Industry Museum, Castlefield 23 March — 14 April 2024 Entrance is free Visit now


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Session Features
23 March — 14 April 2024

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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