What happens when everything is connected? This exhibition investigates the stories behind the rapidly expanding ‘Internet of Things’.
Early Birds at Christmas
Early Birds is our special early-morning event for families with children who have an Autism Spectrum Condition, anxiety disorder, or Special Educational Need.Book now
Go behind the scenes to discover the tech, kit and tricks of the trade used to capture the drama of live sport.
Hark the Herald Angels
We’re celebrating the festive season with a display of Christmas images from the Daily Herald Archive.
Explore our collection and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the treasures which aren’t on permanent display.
Yorkshire Games Festival
A five-day extravaganza celebrating videogames, with special guests, workshops and a fun-packed weekend for gamers of all ages.
The Incredible Playable Show
An interactive videogame comedy show where you, the audience, take to the stage!Book now
Explore a collection of offbeat games and discover some hidden gems.
Northern Games Showcase
Be the first to test a variety of games—all created by local developers.
WizeFloor: Motion and magic!
Get moving—try out this amazing interactive floor and use your hands and feet to play games!
BAFTA Careers Bar
Considering a career in the gaming industry? Come along and hear short, inspiring talks from UK games developers.
Join us for a free adults-only night at the museum packed with exclusive shows, live experiments and fun activities.
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.