Forensic archaeology and genetic science and Manchester Science and Industry Museum

Manchester Science Museum - Forensic archaeology

Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum will hold its first Pi: Platform for Investigation of 2019 on 19 January.  The free family friendly event will be looking at everything to do with DNA, from forensic archaeology to genetic science.

Pi: Double Helix History is a day of drop-in activities inspired by the latest cutting-edge research into DNA and genetics.

Families can try their hand at forensic archaeology and genetic science at the free event.  Unlock the secrets of your DNA; meet your ancestors; play a family history game and write some poetry about your genetic self.

Visitors can try on forensic suits, handle replica skulls and Egyptology objects and try their hand at interactive games based on evolution and family histories.



Each month, Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum looks at a different theme from the world of science and technology.  The Pi: Platform for Investigation brings fun, hands-on activities for all ages with an opportunity to meet real-life scientists and find out about the latest discoveries.  Pi: Platform for Investigation is powered by Siemens.

When is Pi: Double Helix History on at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum?

Pi: Platform for Investigation’s Double Helix History takes place on 19 January 2019 from 10.30am-3.30pm.  The event is recommended for ages 8 and older and takes place at Revolution Manchester, Ground Floor, New Warehouse, Manchester Science and Industry Museum.

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