The Museum of Science and Industry

September 2008
Management Services;Autumn2008, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p6
Academic Journal
This article reports on a visit of some North West region members of the Institute of Management Services (IMS) to the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, England. The visit started in the Air and Space Hall, which contains the largest collection of aircraft in the North West. The visitors then moved into the Power Hall, which houses an assembly of working steam engines, electrical machines and locomotives.


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