Copper Horses is a witty, intriguing and intimate story about a boy’s relationship with his dad, his dad’s relationship with a machine, and everyday heroes.
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.
Songs about videogames were a unique craze in the late 1970s and early 80s, inspired by the increasing popularity of gaming.
Writer and children’s literature expert Elly McCausland investigates how writers, producers and directors turn our favourite children’s books into films.
Press officer Emily Philippou reports on the launch of our Moving Stories exhibition, including some very special guests.
Learning consultant Philip Webb explores why books and films are so important for getting children engaged with literacy.
Our landmark exhibition in 2002 celebrated 40 years of the world’s best-known movie phenomenon—the James Bond films.
When I arrived at the museum and met a couple who had driven up specially from Nottingham, anxiously waiting for our star to arrive, I knew it was going to be a good day.
We’ve joined forces with Seven Stories to create our very first exhibition designed especially for families. Let’s talk about Moving Stories…
Irna Qureshi traces the history and meaning of a fascinating variety of movie marketing: the unique, hand-painted Bollywood poster.
Roy Exley explores the art of the still life photograph and its 200-year history.