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

Educational booking form

Use this form to book an educational visit to the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford.

Please note

  • Due to large numbers of visitors, we are currently unable to accept groups without a booking made at least two weeks in advance
  • We are fully booked for March; general visits and learning packages are available from April 2022
  • Most of our learning packages and educational IMAX films are available on specified dates only. To avoid disappointment, use our Learning calendar to check availability before booking
  • Once you have completed the form, we will process your request as a confirmed booking and send confirmation by email
  • If you simply wish to make an enquiry, please email us at rather than completing this form

Booking form

About your group
In line with government guidance, the visit organiser’s contact details will be used for the purpose of NHS Test and Trace. You can find more details in our Privacy Policy.
Your group
Do any of your students have special educational needs or disabilities?
Your visit
Choose ONE of the below options for your visit:

Please note that most activities are available on selected dates only. Check availability before booking. Booking terms apply.
Please choose ONE option only.

Space Day: additional options
Standard itinerary includes Wonderlab and Exploring Space show—select additional options below
Sound Day: additional options
Standard itinerary includes Wonderlab and Bring the Thunder show—select additional options below
Maths and Coding Day: additional options
Standard itinerary includes Wonderlab and Science Showdown: Creative Coders—select additional options below
Light Day: additional options
Standard itinerary includes Wonderlab and Light It Up! show—select additional options below
Would you like to book an educational IMAX film (£5.50 per person)?
Please note IMAX films are available on selected dates and times only. Check availability before booking.
This information helps us make sure we have wheelchair-accessible spaces available in our IMAX cinema.


To book an eye dissection, please confirm that you have read and accept the eye dissection statement.

Would you like to book time in the Games Lounge (£2 per person)?
Would you like to reserve a picnic area for packed lunches?
Supervision during the visit
The National Science and Media Museum is a public place and it is a condition of booking that group leaders remain with their group at all times to supervise them. Please confirm that you accept this requirement.
Kids’ Handbook
National Science and Media Museum Kids’ Handbook: £2.50 each
Recommended for KS2 (ages 7–11)

Children and teachers alike love our fun Kids’ Handbook, packed with facts about the museum and its artefacts, lots of activity ideas and even stickers! There are sections on space, photography, film and television, the modern world, medicine and future science, with facts and activities to bring each topic to life and make it fun as well as educational.
Schools’ Club newsletter
Would you like to join our mailing list?
We run lots of special events for schools and educators, packed with amazing extra content and special guests. If you’d like to be part of our Schools’ Club mailing list, we’ll only contact you with appropriate information, for example upcoming special events for schools and STEM teachers’ networking sessions.
Terms and conditions
Check below to confirm you have read and accepted our terms and conditions. Please note that bookings can be amended up to 28 days before the date of your visit; after this time you cannot reduce group numbers or cancel the booking, and payment will be due for the full cost of any paid activities you have booked.

Privacy information

To sign up to receive emails you must be aged 16 or over.

Your information will be processed for administration, marketing and charitable purposes in accordance with our Privacy Policy, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and any related data protection laws applicable in the UK. We will not share your personal details without your consent nor email you about our events, fundraising and activities unless you choose to hear from us. If you have any questions regarding the use of your data, please read our Privacy Policy or email us at The National Science and Media Museum is part of the Science Museum Group.

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