We’re home to over three million items of historical and cultural significance. Our world-class collection encompasses iconic objects and remarkable archives in the areas of photography, cinematography, television, sound and new media. Peek behind the scenes and discover some hidden treasures…
Looking for photographs of your town 50 years ago, David Attenborough in his youth, or your emigrant ancestors? There’s a good chance the image you’re searching for is in the Daily Herald Archive.
Assistant Curator of Television Claire Hampton has been busy preparing our TV galleries for half term with a new addition to the display cabinets…
Last month saw the dispatch of a loan from the museum’s collection to the Getty Museum in LA.
We’ve been members of Flickr Commons for one year today—here’s a look back at some of our most-loved images.
Last week, Curator of Television Iain Baird was filmed in our galleries for a BBC Breakfast report about the final days of mass television manufacture in the UK.
Meet Julien Faure-Conorton, whose research in our archives uncovered a previously unseen Robert Demachy photograph.
Daimler AG have commissioned us to digitise a huge archive of car and motor racing photographs taken by Zoltán Glass.
Back in Bradford after travelling around the world on loan, this 150-year-old daguerreotype of the Moon is just one of our collection’s hidden treasures.
Here at the museum, there’s an army of unsung helpers who volunteer their services for free—and whose work in our Collections and Research Centre, and elsewhere, keeps the museum running efficiently.