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Museum of Science and Industry Machine Locations > England

Liverpool Road
LANCASHIRE - Manchester, England, M3 4FP

Phone: 0161 832 2244

Website

The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Manchester, England, is a large Museum devoted to the development of science, technology, and industry with emphasis on the City's achievements in these fields. It is an Anchor Point of ERIH – the European Route of Industrial Heritage.

There are extensive displays on the theme of transport (railway locomotives and rolling stock, aircraft, and space vehicles), power (water, electricity, steam and gas engines), Manchester's sewerage and sanitation, textiles, communications and computing. The Museum also offers steam train rides at weekends and on bank holidays.

For 2015, 4 new machines from Pennymangle replace the 4 from Penny Press Factory. Each penny cost £1.

Machine 10. Entrance level Gift shop:
1) ...Crossley Regis '6' 1935
2) ...Rotorax Jap 1967
3) ...Dehaviland Dragon 1935
4) ...Bailey Hot Air Engine 1880

Machine 11, Air and Space Museum:
1) ...Roe Triplane 1909
2) ...Ford Model T 1912
3) ...Avro Shackleton 1954
4) ...Rolls Royce 1906

Machine 12, Textiles:
1) ...National Horizontal Engine 1900
2) ...Roving Frame 1927
3) ...Watson Compound Microscope 1950
4) ...Alex Seggie Lithography Press 1871

Machine 13, Power Hall
1) ...Novelty 1828
2) ...Beyer-Garratt 1929
3) ...Planet 1830
4) ...Firgrove Mill Engine 1907

Retired designs:

Retired 1: Design: The Steam locomotive on this penny is called 'PLANET' (not 'Stephensons Rocket') -built in 1830 by Manchester & Liverpool Railway - a real-sized replica of which gives passenger rides in the museum grounds. Text: 'Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester'.
Retired 2: Single Design: A V Roe replica Tri plane image, MOSI in text
Retired 3: Single Design: BBC Doctor Who 'Tardis' image, Manchester MOSI 2007 in text
Retired 4: Single Design; I (heart) Manchester image.
Retired 5 : Single Design; an image of a Roman Centurion and MOSI in text.
Retired 6: 2013 - 1) MOSI Logo, 2) Alex Seggie Lithography Press, 3) Walking through the Sewers, 4) Platt Bros Roving Frame
Retired 7: 2013 - 1) MOSI Logo, 2) BBC Ribbon Microphone, 3) Scientist's Flask, 4) Watson's Microscope
Retired 8: 2013 - 1) MOSI Logo, 2) Bayer Garrett Engine, 3) 1830 Planet, 4) Novelty Engine
Retired 9: 2013 - 1) MOSI Logo, 2) Model T Ford, 3) 1954 AVRO Shackleton, 4) Roe TriPlane

Details provided by David Miller, ukpennies.co.uk

9/12/15: update by D Miller

29th Jan 2016 - The 1830 Warehouse machine has been relocated to the Textiles exhibit. Update I.T.Hope

Machine 10 - 2015




Machine 11 - 2015




Machine 12 - 2015




Machine 13 - 2015




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