Free Guided Tour

 Curator Guided Tour of the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

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Free event - booking required
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The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum - The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, University of Exeter

16th June 2017 from 11 am to 12 noon

Running time: 1 hour

The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, situated on the Streatham Campus, is home to one of the largest collections of material relating to the moving image in Britain. Both an accredited public museum and an academic research facility it holds a collection of over 75,000 items. The Lower Gallery explores the development of pre-cinema visual culture up to 1910 and the Upper Gallery celebrates cinema from 1910 to the present.

On this free tour the Curator will take you round the museum displays and give you lots of information about this fascinating collection.

Advance booking is essential as places on the tour are limited. Ticket booking is online only.  Click here to book your place.


More information about the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum at:


After your tour, why not have some lunch at Reed Hall? Reed Hall is an italianate mansion on Campus, set in one of the most beautiful parts of the grounds, which offers tea, coffee and lunch in its Cafe Reed.  More information here:


Whilst you are on campus please take the opportunity to visit the exhibition in the Forum, The Observatory: perspectives on landscape, society and spirit, featuring artworks from artists across the South West, who have created art inspired by the University's key research themes.

During the exhibition, there are a range of other associated free bookable activities on campus for you to enjoy:

  • Saturday 17 June, 11 - 4pm -  free family fun day, Think..Art offering a variety of free fun artistic activities linked to the University's research themes.


Click here to find out about getting to the Streatham Campus,including parking.