The Cinema Museum, London


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Plus – announcements, comings & goings and other items from behind the scenes at the Museum.

The Picture Palace Project

September 2013 · News · Featured Article

Picture Palace Project Map The Elephant & Castle was once home to an extraordinary number of picture houses and was known as the Piccadilly Circus of the South. The Cinema Museum’s Picture Palace Project is a community heritage scheme supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

A Video Tour with the Guardian

April 2010 · News · Featured Article

The Guardian’s Michelle Hanson took a tour of the Museum with Ronald Grant.

French Film Festival 7-14 Nov

November 2013 · News

French Film Festival 2013 Ciné Lumière hosts the new "Attila Marcel", "Lola" restored, guest curator Philip French and more!

Don’t miss our haunted live cinema encounter

November 2013 · News

Strange Factories  … you have until 9 Nov to catch it! Check out the tweets over at

The Big Give Raffle – Support the Cinema Museum!

April 2013 · News, Support Us

CINEMA TICKETS The first ever Big Give Charities Raffle is now open. There are some fantastic prizes to be won – and at the same time it’s a fun way to support The Cinema Museum!

Archive on 4 – The Western

April 2013 · News

Logo for BBC Radio 4 Museum Co-director Martin Humphries has been interviewed for an edition of Archive on 4 that explores the British love of Westerns.

Our May-July programme is announced!

March 2013 · News

Peter Cushing Dates for your diary! Download our new programme pdf. Or see the programme in brief here.

And Bardot Became BB

March 2013 · News

Bardot Coinciding with the publication of a new book on Bardot by Ginette Vincendeau, the Ciné Lumière's special season follows the rise of the iconic French actress. The exhibition uses images loaned by the Cinema Museum.