Visit Penistone - the natural centre o the East Peak
Museums in the Penistone and East Peaks areas

National Media Museum

National Media Museum - 1
National Media Museum - 2
National Media Museum - 3


National Media Museum,
West Yorkshire,


Tel: 0844 856 3797



Click the icon in the map and select "directions" at the bottom of the box.

(The postcode for the centre of
Penistone is S36 6AR.)

Distance from Penistone: 23.4 miles / 48 mins


The National Media Museum is home to over 3.5 million items of historical and cultural significance, and our diverse Collection encompasses some of the finest and most compelling visual material to be found anywhere in the world.

Amongst the Collection are three pivotal firsts - the world's earliest known surviving negative, the earliest television footage and the camera that made the earliest moving pictures in Britain.

Choose from the National Photography, National Cinematography, National Television and National New Media Collections to explore an online selection of artefacts.

Permanent collections include:

  • National Photography Collection
  • National Cinematography Collection
  • National Television Collection
  • National New Media Collection

There are also regular temporary exhibitions and film screenings (which also includes the IMAX screen).


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