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National Science and Media Museum

Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ, UK

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About National Science and Media Museum

The National Science and Media Museum, in the heart of Bradford, explores the science and culture of light and sound technologies and their impact on our lives. With the aim of inspiring the scientists and innovators of the future, it invites visitors to see more, hear more, think more and do more. The museum has seven floors of galleries with permanent exhibitions focusing on photography, television, animation, videogaming, the Internet and the scientific principles behind light and colour.



Attractions near National Science and Media Museum

Impressions Gallery0.19km from National Science and Media Museum

Impressions Gallery is an independent, not-for-profit space for contemporary photography.   It is one of the oldest venues for contemporary photography in Europe. Every year over 50,000 people visit our exhibitions, take part in workshops and events, or come together to exchange ideas in a friendly environment.

City Park, Bradford0.22km from National Science and Media Museum

Bradford City Park is a public park in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire. It was part of the 'masterplan' for Bradford city centre, a regeneration project first begun in 2003. Several revisions were made to the original plans. Funding was announced by the council in July 2009 and work was begun in December 2009. One of the famous locations where people come to refresh their mind and body.

Cartwright Hall2.56km from National Science and Media Museum

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is one of the U.K's leading regional art galleries. Situated in the picturesque Lister Park, the civic art gallery has permanent art collections. In addition, the gallery plays host to a number of temporary in-house curated exhibitions and visiting exhibitions, working with partners such as the National Portrait Gallery, V&A Museum of Childhood, the British Museum in London and many more national and international venues.

Lister Park2.67km from National Science and Media Museum

Lister Park is a beautiful public park in Bradford. It is one of the city's largest parks and was purchased by the City of Bradford for half its commercial value from Samuel Cunliffe Lister, who built Lister's Mill. It contains an open air swimming pool and the Cartwright Hall art gallery and so more.

Bradford Industrial Museum3.16km from National Science and Media Museum

The Bradford Industrial Museum, founded in 1974, specializes in Moorside Mills, Eccleshill, Bradford, United Kingdom, the remains of the local industry, particularly printing and textile machinery, kept in working condition for the public in regular exhibitions. There is a horse emporium in the canteen block plus a shop mill, and admission is free.

Salts Mill 5.33km from National Science and Media Museum

Salts Mill is a place for art, dining, and shopping in one stunning historic building. Parking and entrance are free.  The mill has many paintings by the local artist David Hockney on display and also provides offices for Pace plc. When completed, the mill was the largest industrial building in the world by total floor area. It is a grade II* listed building. The mill closed in 1986 and the following year it was sold to Jonathan Silver, who began a long renovation scheme.

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West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. Remnants of strong coal, wool and iron ore industries remain in the county, having attracted people over the centuries.