National Media Museum

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Bradford , England
off Little Horton Lane
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Bradford's top attraction is the National Media Museum, an impressive glass-fronted building that chronicles the story of photography, film, TV, radio and the web from 19th-century cameras and early animation to digital technology and the psychology of advertising. There's lots of hands-on stuff, too – you can film yourself in a bedroom scene, pretend to be a TV newsreader, or play 1970s and '80s video games. There's also an IMAX cinema here.

The museum looks out over City Park , Bradford's award-winning central square, which is home to the Mirror Pool, the country's largest urban water feature.