We’re home to three cinemas, including Bradford’s IMAX—the largest screen in the region. From 3D blockbusters to the finest arthouse cinema, there’s something for every film-lover at the National Science and Media Museum.
This week’s film highlights
IMAX 3D: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A)
In this magical sequel, we return to Hogwarts as a young Dumbledore (Jude Law) asks Newt for help.
Tulip Fever (15)
A lavish, romantic period drama set in the ‘Golden Age’ of seventeenth-century Amsterdam.
The Old Man & the Gun (12A)
Robert Redford stars as real-life career criminal and escape artist Forrest Tucker.
A superb Japanese family drama and winner of this year’s Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival.
A powerful love story starring Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz as two Jewish women who begin a dangerous affair.
Silver Screen Club
Over-60s can join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these screenings.
12 Days of Christmas
This December, enjoy festive favourites on the big screen—from CBeebies’ Thumbelina to a sing-along screening of The Greatest Showman.
Changes to membership
If you are visiting this page, you’re probably a cinemagoer here at the National Science and Media Museum. In 2019 we will be making some changes behind the scenes, but don’t worry—it will continue to be business as usual in our three cinemas. If you are a Picturehouse member you will enjoy the full duration of your current membership, and if it expires while the changes are taking place, an interim scheme will be available offering exactly the same attractive package. You can find more information on the Picturehouse website.
We are the destination for film in Yorkshire, home to three fantastic cinemas and a world-class sound and vision collection—all in the heart of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film.
Indulge in the ultimate immersive cinema experience in our landmark IMAX theatre—the biggest screen in the region. Relax in Pictureville Cinema, which boasts a deeply curved screen and is one of only three public venues in the world that can still show Cinerama. Or enjoy the intimate ambience of the 106-seat Cubby Broccoli Cinema.
We play host to the Widescreen Weekend film festival, show the best of independent cinema from around the world, and broadcast extraordinary live performances from some of the world’s best theatres.