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Some of John Daltons original chemical symbols from his book

Welcome to Manchester Science Places. The Manchester site has the choice of


    • Follow the history of Manchester's scientists and engineers by visiting the places where they worked and which they created.

    • See Manchester from the perspective of John Dalton, the 19th Century scientist who is credited with the discovery of atomic theory.

    • Explore the places and people which made Manchester the scientific city it is today.




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