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National Science and Media Museum

Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, England
+44 844 856 3797
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Free lots to see

very interesting and lots of exhibits, different floors, good demonstrations. It took me some time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Museum ok cafe terrible

Each room in the museum my daughter loved, staff everywhere was friendly and welcoming my only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy F
London, United Kingdom
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The National Science and Media Museum is a fabulous free museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire devoted to the science and culture of light and sound technologies. Filled with fun educational exhibits, including the state-of-the-art Wonderlab gallery, three cinema screens including the IMAX 3D cinema (charges apply), the museum also hosts events for children and festivals covering animation, retro TV, film and more.The National Science and Media Museum is a fun day out in Bradford for the whole family.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, England
+44 844 856 3797
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Reviewed 5 days ago

very interesting and lots of exhibits, different floors, good demonstrations. It took me some time to see most of it

Thank Keith923
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each room in the museum my daughter loved, staff everywhere was friendly and welcoming my only complaint is with the cafe. The staff very nice, but the selection of food limited, menus none that I could see. I ordered a jacket potato and cheese, kids...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here yesterday with my wife and 10 year old daughter as it looked interesting and it really was. We are regular visitors to the museum and the Wonderlab is a fantastic new edition. Loads of very good interactive displays and free science shows to...More

1  Thank ozandang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of running around space for little people yet to have the concentration to engage fully so a good introduction. More to entertain the 6 year old and the grown ups enjoyed getting a nostalgic look at some of the other exhibits. Highlights included the...More

Thank Elspeth P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good museum, especially the dalek on the first floor! Great trip down memory lane with some of the best from TV, film and internet from yesteryear

Thank Mattc2604
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it.. Well worth a visit..would definitely recommend as a great day out..if it's raining especially.

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited the museum on a few occasions, first when it was the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, then the National Media Museum, and today as the National Science and Media Museum. In years past I've felt that the museum was starting to...More

Thank FamilyDal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to go here. New things and events, kids always enjoy it, really helpful interacting staff. A pleasure to visit.

Thank Markd5311
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No better place on a rainy bank holiday. Lots to see and s good imax screen. Exhibitions are surprisingly well done

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here on a bank holiday, which was probably a mistake. My bag was searched on entry. The exhibit in the basement about the history of photography was quite interesting, even if it was a little bland. Unfortunately, other than that, I thought all...More

Thank Steph P
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Would this be a suitable day out for a 18 month old?
30 September 2016|
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Response from jamie1578 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think am 18 month old would enjoy it has much has an older child . I took my 3 year old he just slept has for the 7 year old she could not keep still
How long would you spend here typically if you were to go around everything and do everything?
26 January 2016|
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Response from Stuart C | Reviewed this property |
At least three hours.
Is there parking
17 January 2016|
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Response from Netty_Scott | Reviewed this property |
No but there is a cheap pay and display behind it.