Museum Opening Times: 10:00 - 18:00 daily (Closed 25 and 26 December)

National Television Collection

The National Television Collection incorporates an unrivalled collection of objects relating to the history and development of television, including John Logie Baird's 1925 experimental apparatus, a diverse range of home television receivers from 1928 to the present day, the Thames Television broadcast camera collection, and a major archive of ITV commercials.

It represents the evolution of the technological means of generating, storing and displaying moving images by electro-mechanical and electronic methods, from the late 19th century up to the present day, and aims to record the development of television content production particularly in Britain.

  • Search our Collection