Make, Create and Play at Manchester Central Library

Family friendly

A pot filled with paint brushes
Pexels: Emily Hopper

Join the Science and Industry Museum’s Explainers at Central Library for a host of fascinating activities.

In the morning sessions, you’ll find out more about our bodies and how to take care of them.

In the afternoon, you can find out more about the history of making cotton cloth in Manchester. Get inspired by the museum’s collections as you weave with paper and create your own fabric designs.

Plan your visit

St Peter's Square
Greater Manchester,
M2 5PD

One of Manchester’s greatest landmarks, Central Library is a building of architectural beauty and a place for knowledge and learning.

9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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