Discover the story of the camera used to capture Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition to the South Pole.
Louis Le Prince was the first person to create moving pictures—but he mysteriously disappeared in 1890, and his fate is still unknown.
Kieron Casey learns about one of the pioneers of early cinema, George Albert Smith, and has a humbling experience in our archives.
The cine camera which formed the beginnings of our cinematography collection sits right here in Bradford, the first UNESCO City of Film. Fitting, don’t you think?
Special guests always spark interest among staff and visitors alike. When the guest happened to be Sir David Attenborough, it’s fair to say excitement levels at the museum reached fever pitch.