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National Science and Media Museum

Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, England
+44 844 856 3797
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Films and Science

Tend to visit the science media museum during most school holidays.They keep changing the themes on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bradford, United Kingdom
Went to there on saterday with my niece.Well worth the visit.

This is a very interesting museum with a huge amount of antique cameras on display there are also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bradford, 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 4 days ago

Tend to visit the science media museum during most school holidays.They keep changing the themes on display which helps keeps the kids interested in visiting there often. Lots of Informative and imaginative exhibits, can;t beat it.

Thank Bradfordrose3
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting museum with a huge amount of antique cameras on display there are also very funny and interesting displays that children will enjoy.They also have some very interesting old photos on display

Thank rodk122
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting & entertaining. Online exhibition especially good and the Fake News was fascinating.

Thank Capbrown2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

What exhibits the museum has are great. I especially enjoyed the 'vintage' video games and animation displays, but for such a large centre it felt in places like there were more description boards than actual exhibits. Some more exhibits for such an interesting museum would...More

Thank harblinger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife will I spent a day here ,there is something for every age from old movies you may only just remember to modern science for the young at heart. There is a small cafe to get something to eat and drink but can be...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a very interesting place to visit lots of old tv related stuff plus when we visited Tim Peaks capsule in which he returned to Earth was there also good parking and nice reasonable price cafe.

Thank Wilfh1950
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant fir anyone interested in internet history, tv, science. Great hands on exhibits. Children were having a great time jn the electronic games area. My time was limited but many cinenas , cafe, picnic area. Tim Peake SOYUZ capsule on dusplay.

Thank peter d
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Visited here on a Sunday. The museum was full of people for all ages. Exhibits ranged from first cameras to modern computers, Major Tim Peakes space capsule, games, TV programmes to film and tv archives. Best of all it is FREE. All that is asked...More

Thank ExiledDonkey
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Spent a couple of hours here (first visit) to see Tim Peakes Soyuz capsule which he returned back to Earth from last year, on display in the entrance way. Fascinating to see and photograph and the lady on hand to explain and answer questions about...More

Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Came today with my 3 year old, having been 2 years ago and knowing it has had a refurb I was expecting much more. The wonderlab was amusing and only for about 15 minutes, web site suggests you book but there really isn't any need....More

Thank Darren B
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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
26 January 2016|
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Response from Newmarskeman | Reviewed this property |
At least three hours.
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.