National Science and Media Museum

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This exciting centre devoted to film, photography, television, radio and the web boasts eight floors of galleries, extensive research facilities and three cinemas, including the UK's first IMAX.

Visitors have the opportunity to discover the past, present and future of television in Experience TV; watch favourite television moments in TV Heaven; play with light and lenses in the Magic Factory; and explore the world of animation. The photography collections include works by Eve Arnold, Julia Margaret Cameron and Martin Parr.

Look out for The Wild Escape at museums and galleries in the next few months. Many have special events, or you can use our audio introduction to help children get involved at any cultural venue.

Visiting with children?

Use our audio introduction to inspire a visit to any museum, gallery or historic house local to you. Then, just send us your child’s animal artwork when it's finished and we'll add it to the epic collective artwork that launches on Earth Day 2023.
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