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Museum of Science and Industry

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From its home on the site of the world's oldest surviving passenger railway station, MOSI's outstanding collections tell the story of Manchester's scientific and industrial past, present and future; celebrating the pioneers of years-gone-by and the forward-thinkers of the future.

MOSI's vision is to be internationally recognised for the creative exploration of how science, innovation and industry created and sustain modern society.  Its mission is to explore where science met industry and the modern world began, and to understand the impact that Manchester sicence, technology and innovation continues to have on all our lives.

MOSI statistics 

MOSI welcomed over 830,000 visitors in 2011/12

The Museum reaches over 60,000 educational visitors every year

A recently completed £9.5million redevelopment has now increased MOSI’s visitor capacity to over 1 million, dramatically enhancing the experience

In February 2012, MOSI became part of the Science Museum Group which collectively reach over 5 million visitors per annum


Entry to the Museum is free and MOSI constantly seeks supporters to help us maintain and develop our collections, educational activities and community work. To find out more about what we do and the many ways you can help please click on the sections below:


Donating to MOSI

Your donations are incredibly important to us. Find out why we need them, and how you can contribute to the maintenance and development of our museum.

Corporate Membership at MOSI

Stand shoulder to shoulder with the world's greatest minds

Trusts & Foundations

The Museum is well positioned to assist a wide range of trusts and foundations in meeting their charitable objectives.


MOSI has a wide range of sponsorship opportunities, so there's sure to be one just right for your company.

Case Studies

Read about some of our current partnerships through case studies and testimonials.

A Gift for MOSI's Future

Help us bring innovation to life for generations to come.