We have seven permanent galleries and three exhibition spaces. From interactive family fun to the history of photography, find out more about the subjects we cover and the objects we display with blog posts from our team and guest authors.
Volunteer blogger Laura Sagar takes a look at how the use of point-of-view cameras in sport can enhance and contribute to the spectator’s experience.
The 1948 Olympic Games cemented television as the ultimate immersive experience of the age.
How has TV coverage changed as the World Cup has grown? We take a look at some of the facts and figures.
After exploring scores of exhibits at Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Alternate Realities exhibition, we faced the task of selecting just three pieces to display at the museum for our part of the tour…
Thomas Llewellyn delves further into the world of eSports with a detailed look at one of the industry’s biggest success stories:
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
This October, we’ll host three special exhibits from Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Alternate Realities programme. The museum team visited the festival to explore what it’s all about—Creative Producer Alice Parsons tells us more.
As part of our Action Replay exhibition, we’ve been asking you to name your sporting hero. The results are in—we can reveal your top 10 so far (plus a few other highlights).
Imagine the last time you watched a sporting activity, match or race with family or friends. Do you remember the excitement building as the game began?
Our fantastic summer family exhibition, Action Replay, opens this week. Students from Lapage Primary were the first to check it out. Here’s what they thought…
Robert Paul’s film of the 1896 Prince’s Derby can be considered one of the earliest examples of newsreel footage. Ahead of this year’s Derby on 2 June, curator Toni Booth takes a closer look.
Our Masters placement students give you the inside track on how Thresholds, Mat Collishaw’s extraordinary VR experience, was created and installed at the museum.
This February half term, we played host to free family activities and events inspired by the brand-new animated adventure Early Man.