Journey through popular photography, visit IMAX – the world’s most powerful giant screen experience, discover the past, present and future of television in Experience TV, watch your favourite TV moments in TV Heaven, play with light, lenses and colour in the Magic Factory and explore the world of animation and watch a real animator at work in the Animation Gallery.
The Museum also hosts temporary exhibitions in 2 dedicated gallery spaces, has 2 world class cinemas with a changing monthly programme showing a variety of films and allows visitors to go behind the scenes and enjoy the Museum’s unique collections in Insight, the collections and research centre.
Every weekend and during school holidays there is a packed schedule of FREE exciting tours, talks and activities for everyone to get involved in.
Admission to the National Media Museum is FREE. Charges apply for the cinemas and IMAX.
Daily: 10:00 – late
Daily: 17:00 – 21:00
We celebrate and interpret the world of film in a variety of ways.
Our Pictureville and Cubby Broccoli cinemas regularly screen the best contemporary and classic films, and frequently welcome guests from the cinema industry to talk about their work. We pride ourselves in projecting films as they are meant to be seen, in a range of historical and modern formats from Cinerama three-strip to digital. Information on the films we screen, and many others, can