Join us this summer for a game-changing family experience, and go behind the scenes to discover how the drama of live sport is captured.
Explore our collection and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the treasures which aren’t on permanent display.
A unique film festival celebrating the past, present and future of cinema, featuring large-screen formats and technologies.Tickets on sale
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.
Grab a booth and discover the best, rarest and most extraordinary films and TV programmes from the BFI National Archive. More than 2,500 titles are available to view—all for free.
How did our lives change when the internet was born? Find out in the world’s first gallery dedicated to the social, technological and cultural impact of the web.
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.
Discover original models and artwork from over 100 animations, meet your favourite characters and see science in action!
Explore the development, significance and cultural impact of TV—one of the most influential inventions of the last century.
Explore our archives, share memories and meet new people in this informal discussion group.
Cubby Broccoli Cinema
Relax and enjoy a film in the intimate 106-seat Cubby Broccoli cinema, home to a truly diverse programme.See what’s on
There’s cinema, then there’s IMAX. Seeing a film on our 60ft-tall screen—the biggest in the region—is a spectacular immersive experience.See what’s on
Enjoy everything from the latest big releases to lost classics on Pictureville’s deeply curved screen.See what’s on
Early Birds is our special early-morning event for families with children who have an Autism Spectrum Condition, anxiety disorder, or Special Educational Need.