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Some of John Daltons original chemical symbols from his book

Welcome to Manchester Science Places - the John Dalton Tour


    • Explore Manchester from the perspective of John Dalton, the 19th Century scientist who is credited with the discovery of atomic theory.
    • Listen to audio narrated from the perspective of this fascinating character.
    • The circular tour starts at the Central Library in St Peters Square, a walk of around 1 mile, which can be completed in around an hour.



Painting of John Dalton considering thoughtfully You can take part by:

  • Downloading the Science Places App for iPhone or Android, with built in maps and audio.
  • Downloading the audio tour to your mp3 player or phone, and use the seperate map to guide you on the tour.
  • Browsing this website - choose the "map " or "list" view from the menu.




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