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National Science and Media Museum

Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, England
+44 844 856 3797
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Good museum just don't wait for the lift!

We had a great day out at the Museum this weekend, lots of things to see even with 2 floors out of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Burnley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting museum

An interesting museum with plenty to interest all ages. They need to provide a guidebook ( I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, 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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, England
+44 844 856 3797
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day out at the Museum this weekend, lots of things to see even with 2 floors out of action! The only downside was the amount of time it took for the lift to finally make it to our floor. I wouldn't...More

Thank Gandoolie
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting museum with plenty to interest all ages. They need to provide a guidebook ( I would happily pay for this as museum is free) and also though the cafe is fine for tea and cake the sandwiches looked a bit sad - maybe...More

Thank nicolecherry
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great day out with the kids and it's free all kinds of interesting things to see and have hands on if you have children they will love it there was a couple of child care trips in so a bit busy but even greater...More

Thank angelabishop153
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After vaguely remembering going here as a kid on a school trip I was interested to give it another go as an adult. We were not disappointed. Brilliant exhibitions. Highlights for us were the Kodak exhibition, the wonderlab, sensory sandpits and the other half could...More

Thank Guesthouse202fan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i would say this is an ideal place for families are as there are many activities to pursue here for that demographic,me and the g/f enjoyed the camera exhibition and the retro games room but aside from that found the media portraits and history side...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit lots off things to see and do for all ages .And it's free .But please leave a donation .the donation is well worth it .

Thank grandchildren1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took myself and my son who is 5 years old for a trip to this museum. It's changed a little from when I went as a youngster. I found it a lot more interactive especially on floor 3. There are loads of things to...More

Thank Bex M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know that the museum has recently undergone a big change but we were very disappointed (as were my visitor from Somerset) to find that the displays relating to the development of television etc. ( including the Logie Baird exhibit) had been replaced by a...More

Thank L-Alan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to see a movie at the cubby broccoli theater in the museum. I wont' be going back. Movie start time listed as 11:45.... picture actually started 25 minutes after following a few trailers, but really the bulk of time was taken up by actual...More

Thank MoonRiverRoundhead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fantastic ! The current Wonderlab exhibition is fabulous and a visit to the Wonderlab show is a must. We have seen 2 different shows now and the latest one faciltated by Rosie was just great. All the children were very engaged and it was great...More

Thank dodo029
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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.