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Leeds City Museum

Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 378 5001
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Leeds history lessons

This is an interesting place which shows you the history of the city from ancient times till today... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Great for FREE!

My family have spent a few hours here on a couple of occasions.It is great considering it is FREE... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds City Museum offers an exciting, fun and interactive day out for all the family. There are six galleries for you to visit as well as a changing programme of family friendly exhibitions, please see our website for our latest exhibitions.Come and find the Leeds Tiger in the Life on Earth Gallery or get interactive by camouflaging yourself. Discover the mummy of Nesyammun in the Ancient Worlds Gallery or try a game of Greek Gods and Goddesses Top Trumps. Explore the history of Leeds in the Leeds Story Gallery, from the first archaeological finds to changing community displays reflecting people’s lives in the city today. Investigate the varied collections of Leeds Museums and Galleries in the Collectors Cabinet Gallery. Find out more about world cultures in the World View Gallery, which has a new theme for 2014 of the Voices of Asia. All that in one building!
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 378 5001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an interesting place which shows you the history of the city from ancient times till today. However, it will be most interesting for kids and young teenagers. Free entry.

Thank Naila_Nika
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family have spent a few hours here on a couple of occasions.It is great considering it is FREE! There is lots to see/do/read.

Thank N F
Reviewed 5 days ago

First visit to Leeds and unfortunately only had time for a short visit to the museum so did the history of Leeds itself. This was so well done and really interesting and the perfect introduction to Leeds. We often holiday in The Dales and will...More

1  Thank Goose1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my first grumble, in the special exhibition "seasons" there's a big sand castle in the middle of the room. Mine and a few other children their first instinct when entering the room was to run to it. We were met by a very grumpy...More

Thank Isobel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant place the weather was rubbish and didn't really expect much but it was great inside all the staff were really interactive and friendly with the children (8 and 9) and helpful there is a magic key riddle hidden all over the museum and...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had been raining so was busier than I thought. Lots of exhibits and very interesting place to visit for people of all ages. Well laid out and easy to follow around - will come back again when I have an hour or two to...More

1  Thank theduke12th
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place. Free to enter with helpful staff as you enter willing to give you advise. The museum covers from the Egyptians to history of Leeds. There are also special exhibitions throughout the year. Great for all ages. Coffee shop.

1  Thank babsbconnon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Young children especially will enjoy this museum as there are lots of exhibits that are hands on; doors to open and close to see things inside, dressing up costumes etc. A large variety of displays, some rooms could be better lit but allow yourself an...More

Thank Leza H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The activities for children are great at this museum but the exhibit lighting is really dim. I could hardly see some of the stuffed animals! Sort the lighting out!

Thank Mandy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today with 4 kids aged 17 to 7. It took about an hour to go round the 3 main floors, but I felt that the museum was really aimed at younger children (pre school). Saying that it killed an hour, the kids got...More

Thank Jo T
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9 November 2016|
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Response from GaryandGrumpy | Reviewed this property |
It's free of charge . Such a bargain
17 August 2016|
Response from N A | Reviewed this property |
There's the Light Mall &The Merrion Centre parking, few miles away from the museum & the Millennium Square.
3 June 2016|
Response from Rosie L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Taken from the website... Monday - CLOSED (except Bank Holidays: 11:00-17:00) Tuesday - 10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday - 10:00 - 17:00 Thursday - 10:00 - 17:00 Friday - 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday - 11:00 - 17:00 Sunday - 11:00... More