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Leeds City Museum

Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 224 3732
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Lovely little museum suitable mostly for kids

Museum is not big and doesn't have many things to display but there are lot of activities for kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bratislava, Slovakia
Fascinating place!

Have a friend who lives in Leeds and after a recent visit to Manchester on my way back to Newcastle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dane P
Hartlepool, England, 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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Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 224 3732
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum is not big and doesn't have many things to display but there are lot of activities for kids and they should enjoy it.

Thank MedvedikCistotny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have a friend who lives in Leeds and after a recent visit to Manchester on my way back to Newcastle I decided to stop off at Leeds to visit my friend we planned a day out and he took me here and we had a...More

Thank Dane P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I visited earlier this month with my fiance while visiting Leeds. We thought we would go spur of the moment imagining it would take up the afternoon but to be honest an hour at absolute most is enough to have a look around. The Ancient...More

Thank Brogzzz
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I can remember when we went to a museum to look at the displays, sadly these days everything has to be 'child friendly'. Over the 4 floors, around every corner were clothes to dress up in, toys strewn everywhere, kids books, as well as interactive...More

Thank NH11
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great location on millennium square. There were lots of interesting, interactive exhibit that my children aged 8, 10 & 12 found very exciting. The museum is not too big and you can easily cover it in an hour and a half. The staff were friendly...More

3  Thank Ben M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I've never had so much fun a museum. I'd like more signs in other languages such as German. open on Easter Monday. My friend enjoyed it as much as me.

Thank Niall L
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I visited the museum when they had the Egyptian kings theme going on in 2016. it is located in the city center so it is not difficult to find. there is a lot of local art and history if people are interested. Overall its a...More

Thank varaidzomdd3
Reviewed 27 March 2017

You don't find a lot of turists in here, but there are so many things to learn and see. I liked it because it is rich of interesting information and it is not crowded, so you can have a relaxed time inside.

Thank Finan M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Leeds City Museum is a fabulous old building, with rooms beautifully arranged to display the exhibits. At present there is an exhibition of the Four Seasons on the top floor, featuring objects illustrating each season. It is very well laid out. We spent quite a...More

Thank anniehonjo
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Nice museum, not too big so kids don't get bored and there is lots of hands on stuff so kids can get involved. The museum often has free kids events on and is free to enter so it is definitely worth a visit. We went...More

Thank Lou161
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Whatis the admission rice
9 November 2016|
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Response from GaryandGrumpy | Reviewed this property |
It's free of charge . Such a bargain
whats the car parking like ?
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.
Opening times
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