A photograph of a child using a machine to investigate a dinosaur skull

Science spectacular

This is a past event from 2016. Click here for Science Spectacular 2017.

A fun-filled family day of science challenges, live experiments, and interactive demonstrations. Help us draw some sketchy science, crack our top secret computer codes, play with Moon rocks and meteorites, find out how the body fights disease, investigate the building blocks of life, explore the science of saving species and much, much more.

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Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

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Age guidance

Families 5 – 11

Watch videos from Science spectacular 2015 and 2013

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