Entry is FREE. National Media Museum, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 1NQ. Opening Times Galleries daily 10.00 - 18.00 / Cinemas daily 10.00 - late.

Summer fun!

What's on for families

Join us throughout the summer holidays, to explore the wonder of creating and capturing light. Get hands on with our fun family activities, workshops, shows and Immerse yourself in our amazing art installations.

Explore our Collection

Daily Herald Archive

The photographic archive of the Daily Herald newspaper comprises over 3 million photographs from 1911 to the mid-1960s, and offers a fascinating record of local, national and international events during this period.

Find out what's on

Festival of Light 2015

In celebration of the UNESCO International Year of Light 2015, our Festival of Light gives you the chance to explore the wonder of light and get hands on with free fun family activities, workshops and shows.

Learning

From Key Stage 2 to Further Education

With seven floors of galleries, an awe-inspiring IMAX theatre and an engaging programme of events across all stages of the curriculum, the Museum is an inspiring place to learn.

 

What's on

  • 29/08/2015

    Find out about our partnership with Picturehouse national cinema group
      Film Showing Times

    Our three cinemas are now in partnership with Picturehouse national cinema group.
    Tickets are now on sale at www.picturehouses.co.uk/mediamuseump

  • 29/08/2015

    Find out about our partnership with Picturehouse national cinema group
      Film Showing Times

    There's always something on offer for schools and colleges, and if you pre-book, we can arrange a day of activities tailored to your needs. Take a look at our education programme, or find out about group bookings. Keep up to date with our learning programme when you sign up to receive newsletters.



    We're experiencing a technical hitch at moment and temporarily can't show you what events are happening today. There's still lots on this weekend and if you'd like to find out more before you arrive, call our General Enquiries Team on 0844 856 37978*.

  • 29/08/2015

    Find out about our partnership with Picturehouse national cinema group
      Events Showing Times

    An Additive Mix by Liz West

    Discover the magical power of light in our brand new installation by artist Liz West.
    Suitable for ages 5+

    10:00

             

    Double Exposure: A Tale of Two Planets in Darkness and Light by Cherry Kino and Alchemy

    See artists at work as they create two fictional worlds and get hands on and create a photograph without a camera!
    Suitable for ages 5+

    10:00

             

    Light Fantastic: Shaping Shadows

    Create your own intricate shadow puppets using cutting-edge technology.
    Suitable for ages 5+

    10:00

             

    Light Fantastic: The Great Shadow Adventure

    Join our explainers for a special storytelling session about the adventures of a very important scientist.
    Suitable for ages 5+

    10:30

    12:30

    14:30

    15:30

       

    Bright Ideas

    Weird and wonderful inventions from three centuries - find out about the stories and science behind them.
    Suitable for ages 5+

    11:00

    14:00

           

    Artist Workshop - Light Printing

    Join our artists in residence to discover how to make a photograph without a camera!
    Suitable for ages 5+

    13:30

             

    Colourful Science

    Explore the wonderful world of colour and investigate the spectrum in this experimental demonstration.
    Suitable for ages 5+

    11:30

    13:30

           

    Light Printing

    Discover how to make a photograph without a camera!
    Suitable for ages 5+

    13:30

             
  • 29/08/2015

    Find out about our partnership with Picturehouse national cinema group
      Events Showing Times
    There are no special events for adults programmed for this date, but you can visit our galleries or watch a film in our cinemas. To find out about the latest events for adults, sign up for our newsletter.