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The National Science and Media Museum is now open. Please book free museum admission or cinema tickets online in advance.

Accessible screenings

Our cinemas are open to everyone—find all our special screenings and accessible options here.

Silver Screen Club

Over-60s can join the Silver Screen Club for £4.50 tickets at non-IMAX screenings before 17.00, Monday to Thursday. To sign up, ask at the box office on your next visit.

Silver Screen Club FAQ

Audio described

Audio description is available at these screenings for blind and partially sighted visitors. Description is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset.


These screenings have subtitles (closed captioning) for d/Deaf and hard of hearing visitors.

Kids’ Club

These screenings are open to all families with children, but are particularly aimed at families with children under 12. Unaccompanied adults will not be admitted.

Baby’s Day Out

These screenings are open to families with babies under the age of one. Lights will be left on at a low level throughout the screening and the volume of the film is quieter than a normal presentation. Unaccompanied adults will not be admitted.

Autism friendly

These screenings are for visitors with Autism Spectrum Condition, an anxiety disorder, or a Special Educational Need that means they would benefit from a quieter, more relaxed environment. Lights will be left on, the volume of the soundtrack will be reduced, and it’s fine for you to move around, make noise or take a break.

Dementia friendly

These screenings are open to all but cater especially to people living with dementia. Sound levels are turned down, lights are left on and there are no trailers or adverts. 

For more information on facilities and accessibility at the museum, read our full accessibility page.

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