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What's On

With nine floors of galleries to explore, three cinemas including Yorkshire's biggest IMAX screen, and a packed programme of events, you're sure to find something to inspire you.

Use the tabs above or the calendar to the right to find out what's on and plan your visit.



  • IMAX: Born to Be Wild 3D (U)

    Adventure into the rainforests of Borneo and across the rugged Kenyan savannah. This film documents orphaned animals and the extraordinary people who rescue them - saving endangered species one life at a time. 45 mins

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  • Fury (15)

    Set during the last months of WWII, when the Allies are making their final push into Germany, a battle-hardened sergeant commands a Sherman tank on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. 120 mins

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  • IMAX: Hubble 3D (U)

    A unique look at the Hubble Space Telescope's legacy, highlighting its profound impact on the way we view the universe and ourselves. 44 mins

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  • Jimi: All is By My Side (15)

    All Is By My Side offers a look at musician Jimi Hendrix not through a blow-by-blow account of his career highlights but, rather, a nuanced, intelligent portrait of an artist trying to find himself. 120 mins

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  • Northern Soul (15)

    An authentic and uplifting account of two young boys whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music. 102 mins

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  • IMAX: To the Arctic 3D (U)

    Take an extraordinary journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her seven-month old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. 40 mins

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  • Horrible Histories Draw Along

    Martin Brown has worked with us to create a special filmed tutorial showing you how to draw your very own Horrible Histories style illustration. Join us to learn from the expert and create a Horrible picture to take away.
    Suitable for ages 6+

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  • Vile Victorian Villains

    See some real vile Victorian mug shots and then create your own criminal profile.
    Suitable for ages 7+

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  • The Great Exhibition

    The Great Exhibition was a celebration of Victorian invention and we’ll show you what all the fuss was about in our fun packed guided tour through our very own tiny interpretation of the huge event!
    Suitable for ages 7+

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  • Vile Victorian Spooky Spirit Portraits

    Victorians believed in spirits and ghosts and even had their photos taken with them! Learn about how these photographs were made and have your own Victorian spooky spirit portrait taken.
    Suitable for ages 5+

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  • Movement and Murder: The Muybridge story

    Eadweard Muybridge was famous for his pictures of animals in motion but he had a darker side too. Find out about Muybridge’s innovative photographs and make your own optical toy to take home.
    Suitable for ages 5+

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  • Horrible Histories Family Trail

    Take a tour around some of the most interesting inventions in this Museum and hear about some of the strange stories behind them.
    Suitable for ages 5+

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