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Pictureville at NSMM

Pictureville at NSMM

In light of COVID-19, there may be some disruptions to opening hours; please check with attractions, museums, galleries, libraries, leisure centres, theatres, and accommodation providers before travelling.


At National Science and Media Museum,
Little Horton Lane,


Set inside the National Science and Media Museum, Pictureville is where cinema lives. The museums three fantastic screens show everything from blockbusters to arthouse in Bradford, UNESCO City of Film.

Launched in November 2019, Pictureville is an independent cinema operation delivered by the museum and INDY Cinema Group. Cinema fans can also join Pictureville’s membership scheme where they can get discounts off cinema tickets, food and drink, and the museum shop, plus priority bookings on selected films.

The National Science and Media Museum boasts unrivalled facilities—three individual cinema theatres, the only public Cinerama screen outside the USA, the ability to screen digital 4k, 35mm, 70mm, as well as IMAX 3D on the biggest screen in West Yorkshire.

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

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedHearing Accessibility FacilitiesVisual Accessibility Facilities

Opening details

Pictureville Cinema, including IMAX, is now open Wednesday to Sunday. Please book your tickets online in advance.


Tickets and seating:

Please book your tickets online book your tickets in advance.

All seating is unreserved.

On arrival, available seating will be clearly marked to ensure you are safely distanced from groups outside your household. For the safety of yourself and others, you and your group must sit in marked seats. Groups of 5+ may be required to sit in separate smaller groups.

In line with government guidance, we are using fresh air ventilation in our auditoria. This may cause the temperature to feel cooler than before, so you may want to bring an extra layer of clothing for comfort.


See location of Pictureville at NSMM on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 161327  Lat: 53.79093 Long: -1.75609

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bradford Interchange station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • 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
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Hearing Accessibility FacilitiesHearing Accessibility Facilities
  • Visual Accessibility FacilitiesVisual Accessibility Facilities