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Exhibition, Fri 18 Nov 2016 - Wed 8 Feb 2017


Fox Talbot

Fox Talbot


National Media Museum,
West Yorkshire,

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Fri 18 Nov - Wed 8 Feb Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph
Sat 18 - Sun 26 Feb YO-KAI WATCH Half Term Take Over


This major exhibition on William Henry Fox Talbot, polymath and pioneer of Victorian photography, showcases one of the world’s most comprehensive and important collections of his work.

Discover the influence Talbot’s revolutionary technology, techniques and practices had on his contemporaries, and see original prints from his seminal publication 'The Pencil of Nature'.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 18 Nov 2016 - Wed 8 Feb 2017
Open Daily 10-6pm (Except Christmas Day!)



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Map reference: SE 161327  Lat: 53.79091 Long: -1.75609

By Road:
One mile from end of M606.

By Public Transport:
Come out of Bradford Interchange, turn left at Hilton Hotel, follow signs to museum. The museum is a five minute walk from the Interchange.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bradford Interchange station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome