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Cinema information

Please note: From 18 March until further notice, the museum and Pictureville Cinema are temporarily closed (read the full statement).


Pictureville Cinema, National Science and Media Museum, Bradford BD1 1NQ

Opening times

Our cinemas are open daily, 10.00–late. Each cinema opens 15 minutes before the start of the first film of the day.

Tickets and prices

Standard screenings


45-minute IMAX films

Ticket prices may vary for non-standard screenings and special events, for example event cinema and festival screenings.

Group discounts apply to 3 or more people booking tickets for the same event. Your tickets must be booked together.

Membership is available to adults over the age of 18.


Family visits

Kids’ Club screenings are open to all families with children, but are particularly aimed at families with children under 12. Baby’s Day Out screenings are open to families with babies under the age of one. Unaccompanied adults will not be admitted.

Our Level 0 easy access toilet has a small Sturdy Station changing table. This toilet is located just outside the main entrance to IMAX.

There is a buggy parking area outside the Kodak Gallery on Level –1.

Booster seats are available in all our cinemas. Ask a member of staff if you would like to use one.

The National Science and Media Museum supports the Breastfeeding Welcome scheme.