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National Science and 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 Science and Media Museum is a fabulous free museum in...

The National Science and Media Museum is a fabulous free museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire devoted to the science and culture of light and sound technologies. Filled with fun educational exhibits, including the state-of-the-art Wonderlab gallery, three cinema screens including the IMAX 3D cinema (charges apply), the museum also hosts events for children and festivals covering animation, retro TV, film and more.The National Science and Media Museum is a fun day out in Bradford for the whole family.

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this is on of the best places to go in the Bradford area. i especially enjoy the games room as it takes me back to when i was a child. i love the variety of games and could spend... read more

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is on of the best places to go in the Bradford area. i especially enjoy the games room as it takes me back to when i was a child. i love the variety of games and could spend hours in there and they are cheap aswell at 10 or 20p per play

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this museum about fifteen years ago, and it was brilliant! Lots of proper exhibits to look at, and all about the history of film & TV So on my recommendation, I took two friends for the day yesterday. I wish I hadn't bothered, & I felt embarrassed at having raved about it. It's now mostly a 'hands on'... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took​ our 5 & 7 year old to the mesium on a weekday during the Easter holidays, they both enjoyed their trip and did learn some interesting thing. For the kids. Firstly there's plenty to do and enjoy. There's plenty to touch, push and pull which does suit a wide range of kids. It's very interactive and does a... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 11 year old son over the easter holidays to look round the new wonder lab and he loved it. There are lots of inactive displays and explainers who pop up and show you how to use each thing. We spent 2 hours including a 30minute sound show just in the wonderlab.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought my two girls here for a treat. It's great and so much to see, learn and do. It's a super way to spend a few hours during Easter holidays and it's free!!

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's tons to do here and tons to see! Me and my friends love to come and look around, you can also learn a lot however me and my friends prefer to just play in the television part of the museum

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Horton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Science and Media Museum in general, but also the great cinemas there. Went on Easter Bank Holiday when the place was really buzzing. However, we tried to have some coffee with a snack. Apart from rather boring sandwiches there was nothing for somebody like me with diabetes. We had to drink from paper cups because it was... More 

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Thank Settleyorkshire
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going to see latest films during the day . Free coffee and biscuits before film , good to visit during the day , plenty of seats and a relaxed atmosphere . If you join free yo can get a discount . Would recommend a vist

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited the museum a few years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it .We decided to visit with our son for him to experience the museum for the first time.. The new Wonderlab is good and has some interesting experiments for children to experience, but sadly this has come at the expense of the TV Studio being removed to accommodate the... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant museum that is very unique in its content and will ensure will get you jumping in joy recollecting the 70-80's !! Of all the lots my most fav pick is from the first 2 floors from the bottom which will have you spell bound !! From the very first camera to the latest digital ones and from the... More 

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