I always forget how much there is to see and do at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester and this weekend was no exception. Invited to attend the grand opening of their new blockbuster exhibition ‘The Sun’ we set off early with our mini scientists aged 5,6 and 8. The first thing I’d point out is that there is literally something for everyone on in the Science and Industry Museum. We were lucky enough to spend some time in ‘Power Up,’ another temporary exhibition where families and adults alike played on games consoles from across the ages; to be honest we really could have spent the whole day there if it had been up to the boys! The Sun exhibition at the Science and Industry Museum itself is a multisensory feast. From feeling the warmth on the indoor beach to making the sun rise and set across the globe on an interactive feature, every corner entices and engages people of all ages. Easily bored by walk around exhibitions, my 8-year-old was genuinely fascinated by the sun dials, (a relatively minor feature) which are cleverly linked to interactive question screens and my daughter equally so in making a sun reactive […]
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