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National Museum of Photography, Film and Television

The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (NMPFT) is part of the British National Museum of Science and Industry, and was founded in 1983. It is located in a former cinema on a hilltop location in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire.

The museums' collection contains over three million items of historical, cultural, and social value, including what are considered three 'key firsts' - the first photographic negative, the earliest television footage, and the worlds' first example of moving pictures (Louis Le Prince's 1888 film of Leeds Bridge).

The museum incorporates Britain's first (and for a long time, only) IMAX cinema (for which an additional entry fee is charged -- admission to most of the museum is free), and the Pictureville Cinema - the worlds' only cinema permanently equipped to display Cinerama films.

External link

 http://www.nmpft.org.uk/



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