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Leeds City Museum

Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 378 5001
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Size problem but attractive

It is a nice place , warm , been renovated at its top floor , free(guess this always earns a point... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
Fong H
via mobile
Good for the kids

We love this museum it's only small but has lots for the kids to do, it's very hands on. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
Wakefield, 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: 10:00 - 17:00
Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 378 5001
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Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

It is a nice place , warm , been renovated at its top floor , free(guess this always earns a point) , has kids interaction which is good for families and a wide coverage and variety antiques and knowledge but the slight downfall is its...More

Thank Fong H
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We love this museum it's only small but has lots for the kids to do, it's very hands on. Lots of extra activities for the children ,it has a lovely cafe and it's really close to leeds city centre.

Thank 33loubo
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Honestly, I love museums, and i've been to loads of them. I work in one! And I love to see a municipal museum that is still active and changing - this was definitely that. It's free to get into, and there's loads of interesting stories...More

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Considering the fact the majority of the museum is free, in a central location with relatively good and interesting exhibits, this is an excellent way to lose up to an hour. If driving, go to the St John's multistorey as it is close and one...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 8 November 2015

This museum is only small but great for the kids or to look around on a cold wet day. If you make this visit into a fact finding day with the Art Gallery/Royal Armouries then you will have a nice day.

Thank RobsterWirral
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Pretty much the only virtue of this place was the fact that it was free and it's a beautiful old building. It was quiet even on a rainy day, i suspect that pretty m7ch noone would govifcthere was an entrance fee! Inside many areas are...More

Reviewed 4 November 2015

Great craft activities in the holidays and good for a rainy day. The history of Leeds section was interesting, especially about the personalities of the city. The REAL Egyptian mummy was a draw for my son!

Thank alisonf948
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I was amazed by this place, it has a wonderful display of insects, birds and animals on the ground floor, next to the reasonably priced restaurant, it has a wonderful space for toddlers, a viewing area to watch special films on Leeds and its history,...More

Thank JanLord00
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This museum is good for old and young as it has lifts or stairs and plenty of seating, ther's lots of animals and touch screen for the younger end one floor has grubs and things for the youngsters, I went to look and found it...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Great rainy day place. Downstairs there were lots of stuffed animal exhibits and a trail to follow and clues to answer which made learning more fun. My son loved the mummy upstairs and it was great to see the facial reconstruction of what he would...More

Thank hayley b
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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