24th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Things to see and do

Manchester Museum interior The Manchester Museum is within metres of the Congress venue

As the Local Organisers for the Congress, we hope that during your trip you will be able to see something of the city of Manchester, and that you will take the opportunity to explore the wider area. Manchester has excellent transport links, and is an ideal base for visits to other locations in northern and central England.

On these pages, we are putting together a collection of information to help you make the most of your trip: essays about local culture and activities, and lists of places to visit not only in Manchester, but in the surrounding country.

The guides we have available so far are:


We will be providing several updates to this information, so please check back nearer to the start of the Congress.