My trip to the UK’s National Video Game Museum

The UK’s first permanent video game museum launched in Nottingham in 2015, attracting more than 100,000 visitors within two years and winning several awards. I had always planned on paying a visit, but it relocated before I got the chance. Thankfully, its new location is my home city of Sheffield, so I was able to experience it over the weekend without travelling too far!

The museum is a ~15 minute walk from Sheffield train station and is fairly easy to find using Google Maps or similar. Trams and buses also stop nearby, so you shouldn’t have much trouble getting there.

The entry price is also very reasonable – £11 for adults and £9 for children, students and the disabled. If you book a ticket online the day before your trip, you even get a 50p discount – but do keep in mind the museum is only open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays!

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British Museum Announces Manga Exhibition

Anime, manga and otaku culture are increasing in popularity in the west at rapid speed, and next year is going to be massive for manga fans in the UK.

The British Museum has announced a manga exhibition that will take place at Room 30 between 23rd May and 26th August 2019. It is set to be the largest manga exhibition ever held outside of Japan and will feature all kinds of titles, providing something for everyone.

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