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National Media Museum

National Media Museum


The National Media Museum is a fabulous free museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire devoted to film, photography & TV.

Journey through popular photography, discover the past, present and future of television in Experience TV, watch your favourite film and TV moments in the BFI Mediatheque, play with light, lenses and colour in the Magic Factory, explore the world of animation and get gaming in the Games Lounge!

The National Media Museum is also home to Yorkshire’s only IMAX cinema so for an eye-opening, jaw-dropping 3D cinema experience watch one of our short films or see your favourite blockbuster movies on a screen the size of four double-decker buses and enhanced sound, the IMAX experience is one you can’t afford to miss!

Admission to the National Media Museum is FREE (charges apply for cinemas/IMAX).

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Open daily from 10:00 - 18:00 hrs
Cinemas and bar open until late.
Closed on Christmas day.

Museum General Enquiries

Tel: 0844 856 3797*
Telephone hours: 09:00 - 13:30 (Monday - Friday). A voicemail service operates at all other times.


Free entry

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 17 Mar - Sun 25 Jun Britain in Focus - A Photographic History
Fri 17 Mar - Sun 25 Jun Poetics of Light - Pinhole Photography Exhibition


National Media Museum,
West Yorkshire,



See location of National Media Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 161327  Lat: 53.79091 Long: -1.75609

By Road:
One mile from end of M606.

By Public Transport:
Come out of Bradford Interchange, turn left at Hilton Hotel, follow signs to museum. The museum is a five minute walk from the Interchange.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bradford Interchange station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired