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National Media Museum

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Address: Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, England
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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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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Great for all ages and tastes.

So much to see and do. It was free entry and we could easliy have spent hours there. Unfortunately we didn't have long. Looking forward to going again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So much to see and do. It was free entry and we could easliy have spent hours there. Unfortunately we didn't have long. Looking forward to going again.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited this museum recently,It's free to visit but I would say please on your way out put a donation in the box, in fact you will be so amazed you will antway. This museum takes you step by step though the history of camras,film,tv ect. Make sure you visit the top floor were you can spend an hour watching... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely love it at the imax. The screen is out of this world and the sound it really feels like your in the film. Highly recommend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't spent long here but come have a look it's got nice things. Humongous building with take a good hour

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a rainy Sunday expecting to pass an hour or two but was pleasantly surprised with the modernisation that has taken place here. Admittedly it's been a few years since my last visit but I was still expecting the dusty old BBC tv cameras, a few old prints and a huge collection of old cameras! I was blown away... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A must if your into films . The big screen and the sound nothing better . When I want to watch any film I always go here , price not bad but you say for what you get .

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant exhibition on Fox Talbot - the father of modern photography. There is also lots more to see in the museum.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a young person. Easy access and although it is free we were immediately greeted by staff with a clip board and asked to donate £3 to the up keep....so made to feel embarrassed if you refuse...However we did contribute. We started at the top floor accessing it via the lift and meandered our way down via the stairs... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well laid out exhibition with plenty of surprises. Always something new to see and experience. The building is very near the town centre and the Alhambra Theatre. It has a cafe which is well worth a visit. This venue is a great place to spend an afternoon with the children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some wonderful displays. I particularly enjoyed the bfi facility and the games room. We didn't visit the cinemas, so I can'y comment. Worth a visit ... and it's free.

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