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The National Science and Media Museum is a museum in Bradford. The museum features exhibits related to: personalities, social history, science and technology, archives, photography and film and media. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: the playschool toys (humpty, jemima, big ted and little ted) and dapple the rocking horse, as well as the three windows (round, square and arched) and the cuckoo clock from the bbc tv programme., louis le prince's 1888 film of leeds bridge (regarded as the world's first example of moving pictures), the earliest television footage and the world's first negative.

National Science and Media Museum
Princes Way
BD1 1NQ Bradford

Museum type(s)

Specialized & Alternative



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm

More opening hours


This museum has no entrance fee!

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Princes Way, Bradford, England





Think like a scientist in Wonderlab, our newest and most interactive gallery exploring light and sound through mind-bending exhibits and spectacular live shows. Touch, try and photograph your experie...

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