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National Media Museum

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Address: Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, England
Phone Number: +44 844 856 3797
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The National Media Museum is a fabulous free museum in Bradford, West...

The National Media Museum is a fabulous free museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire devoted to film, photography, TV, radio and the web. Filled with fun educational exhibitions, three cinema screens including the IMAX 3D cinema (charges apply) and galleries, the museum also hosts children's parties, sleepovers, and festivals covering animation, retro TV, and more.The National Media Museum is a fun day out in Bradford for the whole family.

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National Media Museum

This is such an interesting place to visit and has a wonderful film archive on the top floor. It is worth venturing up there just to appreciate the wide range of films you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited with high expectations. I reminisced visiting some 25 years earlier as a student, loving the place. This visit felt like not much had changed. It felt tired with a few extra bits bolted on. The name may have changed to 'multimedia' but it still felt like it has a long way to go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is such an interesting place to visit and has a wonderful film archive on the top floor. It is worth venturing up there just to appreciate the wide range of films you can view for free in a sound proof booth. The staff are friendly and helpful and there is an excellent café on the ground floor. I particularly... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So much to see, excellent presentation, lots of interaction for the whole family. Very good restaurant wide choice of snacks,meals etc. It's free

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been for 25 years and it's changed a lot. Good exhibitions, but the tv floor is being refitted at present. Still a good, free afternoons entertainment.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots and lots to do, the kids loved it especially the gaming floor my best part was the 20minute rest on the top floor while the kids watched a program lol, I was shattered after all the running about they was doing, would definitely visit again the food in the restraunt was lovely and the gift shop is reasonably priced... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sleet and rain outside, so after lunch we visited, the new Fox Talbot exhibition had just opened and was very interesting over two floors. The permanent exhibitions were totally absorbing and Fun to use. Definitely worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of the camera and photography was the highlight of the trip (two exhibition floors were disappointingly out of action being set up for new exhibitions when we visited) but a real delight for young families best of all with the children-friendly exhibits. Real shame if this is to leave Bradford for London as a pleasant visit in the... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was fab place to go so much to see and do definitely worth a visit staff very nice would like to go here again

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went will my little one. She wasn't interested much with the displays as the TV programmes they refer to mean nothing to her they are so old! Tbh it's more of a museum of 'TV nostalgia' for those over 30years old! Don't think the displays have changed over the last 20 plus years! Really, really does need updating. Feels archaic... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This will be the last time we as a family go to anything that they organise !there has been moshi monster days and today a gaming fair both a complete waste of time the main attractions billed the nintendo room and the minecraft room were booked out as we arrived and so you left with one level of different games... More 

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