Air and Space Hall in Manchester to close

Source: Runcorn & Widnes World

The Museum of Science and Industry is to close its beloved Air and Space Hall.

Manchester's Grade II listed tourist attraction has been used to house a historic collection of bikes, planes and cars since 1985 and has been enjoyed by generations of families.

But the repairs and conservation work needed on the building are now said to be 'extensive and intensive' and so a difficult decision has been made by the charity that runs the museum to pass the hall back to Manchester City Council because it's falling to bits and they don't have enough buckets when it rains.

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