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The YPU’s Annual Exhibition celebrates the work of photography clubs across Yorkshire.
See an exhibition of Tim Smith’s photographs retracing the route of the early tea trade, and contribute your thoughts about how we should tell stories in our galleries.
Think like a scientist in Wonderlab, our spectacular interactive gallery. Explore light and sound through mind-bending exhibits.
Discover a programme of online events, live talks and more as part of The Media of Mediumship, a project exploring the relationship between science, technology and occultism in modern Britain.
Join us throughout 2021 for Climate Talks, a series of panel discussions, Q&As and events exploring the problems caused by climate change.
Explore issues around diversity and inclusion in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) in Open Talk, a new series of online talks sharing the untold stories of science.
This year, we want to hear from you. Come along, explore our collection and tell us what you want to see at the museum.
To create this display, members of the Why Don’t We team picked their favourite things from our collection and found out more about them.
Enjoy technology in action in our brilliantly retro Games Lounge. Play your way through gaming history with classic games, from Pac-Man to Super Mario Kart.
Take a journey through the history of photography. Step into a 19th century portrait studio, see hundreds of incredible objects from our collection, and watch the world’s first moving colour film.
Explore the development, significance and cultural impact of TV—one of the most influential inventions of the last century.
A series of exhibitions and events exploring how sound fills our world, how it’s created, and how we can experiment and play with it.
Discover the magic of the Echo Machine, an interactive online experiment that lets you explore the amazing sound effects of the echo.
Discover the history of sound postcards, explore some brand new examples created during lockdown, and learn about how they were made.