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Summer Holiday Activities at Science and Industry Museum Manchester

two children playing at the science and industry museum
Start Date: 22 Jul 2022
End Date: 3 Sep 2022
Venue: Science Industry Museum

Enjoy a free day out over the summer holidays 2022 in Manchester at Summer of Fun, Science and Industry Museum. 

The Science Industry Museum in Manchester City Centre always makes a great free day out, however, this summer they have lots of fun free holiday activities in-store.

Read on for details. 

Plus gaming fans will be pleased to hear that Power Up will also be back daily, check out the details here. 

Discover more things to do around Manchester this Summer Holidays with the kids check out our guide here.

For a big list of what’s on around Manchester over summer see here. 

What’s On During The Summer at Science and Industry Museum Manchester

science and industry museum summer activities

This summer the Science and Industry Museum have lots of fun in store for all ages.

Here’s whats on:

Textile City – Daily 

Head to the 1830 Warehouse and test your skills at Textile City. 

Find out about the textile industry, try your hands at fabric printing, design your own materials, experiment with moving machines and build your own textile vehicle. 

Join The Immersive Art Project – Daily 

Get involved with the brand new immersive art project from artist Jenny Steel.

Help redesign Manchester’s Cityscape with blocks covered in print inspired by Manchester’s architecture. Plus there will be chance to try your hand a fabric weaving for a collaborative art. 

Object Handling – Tuesdays and Saturdays

The museum will be giving you the chance to discover more about the collections with their Object Handling Volunteers . 

Lower Yard Trail – Daily 

Make your way to the 1930 Warehouse through the Lower Yard Trail. 

Here you will discover all about the historic trail, meet some surprising animals, jump in muddy puddles and spin like a cotton bobbin. 

Planting Stories – Daily

science and industry museum Grden stories

Whilst your in the Lower Yard make sure you check out Planting Stories. 

This new garden features plants, trees, and flowers represented the good that would have once been transported on the railway to support the people of Manchester. 

There will be volunteers on hand to answer any questions. 

Free Textile Workshops – Booking Required 

science and industry museum textile workshops

Throughout the summer holidays Science and Industry Museum will be offering free textile workshops. 

The sessions are free but you need to book tickets which will limited – see the link below.

Here’s whats on offer

  • Drag Queen Design – 27th July and 10 August 2022 
  • Weaving Histories – 4th August 2022 
  • Create a Kantha – 11th August 2022 
  • Create a creature – 25th August 2022 
  • Flying the Flag for Manchester – 1st September 2022 

Other Activities at The Science and Industry Museum

Discover everything else that The Science and Industry Museum has to offer here. 

Tickets to Summer at The Science and Industry Museum

Entry to the Summer events at Science and Industry Museum is free, however tickets need to be booked in advance. 

Tickets can be booked on the link below. 



Always check with organiser before setting off
Address: Science and Industry Museum Liverpool Road Manchester M3 4FP

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