Discover the story of the camera used to capture Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition to the South Pole.
Many have speculated on the fate of Le Prince, who went missing in 1890, but undisputed is the fact that it was he, not Edison, who created the very first moving pictures.
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.