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Thackray Medical Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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amazing cafe

I didn't visit the museum, just the café for lunch, toasties and sandwiches are very tasty, plenty... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
diver1954
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Great place for learning!

I went there alone. It’s good that there is a discounted price for students. All exhibitions are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pimsaard
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York, United Kingdom
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The award winning Thackray Medical Museum is a completely unique visitor attraction. With nine interactive galleries, the fascinating exhibitions and collections tell a story of health that affects us all. Hear and smell what it was like to walk the...more
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141 Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN, England
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All reviews public health victorian street st james hospital modern medicine human body health care victorian times a real eye opener all ages annual pass interactive displays gift shop three hours children and adults the ground floor two hours car park
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I didn't visit the museum, just the café for lunch, toasties and sandwiches are very tasty, plenty of fillings,and a good price, great place right next to hospital, and also got a good shop.,

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank diver1954
ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your lunch. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there alone. It’s good that there is a discounted price for students. All exhibitions are wonderful and interesting. There are many sections to walk and learn! Should find time to visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pimsaard
ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your comments. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 1 week ago

With visiting friends we first enjoyed the Thackray Museum in March this year and were encouraged to purchase a ticket enabling us to re-visit within the next 12 months. We returned with our friends on Thursday, 3rd January to find the museum closed! - who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaulineD
ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and I'm sorry you found us closed for 3 days at the beginning of January. Our museum is normally open 7 days a week and as such it can be difficult to schedule essential repairs, maintenance and staff training when...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a school visit. Great place lots to do. Florence nightingale very knowledgeable and great with the children. Going through the street some children scared but very rewarding for those that attempted it. A must visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Glad you learnt a lot from Florence!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

TvA place to visit when the weather is bad, the museum Is not very big but interesting never the less it shows you how the medical profession has progressed since the first operation to the present time , there is a lot of reading some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for recommending us. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a wonderful experience at the museum so many interesting things to see and do. You will need plenty time and defo worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ianhunt46
ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments. So pleased you had a good time.

Reviewed 10 December 2018

If you have any interest in things medical particularly the historical aspects this is a great place to visit. Interesting book shop and cafe with nice food.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank traveller4372
ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and funny to see the grandchildrens reaction. You are looking at the changes in hospital care. The start of x Ray. How nursing started and devolep . The operation room. Each area shows equipment over the years. The children can dress up and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Glad you all enjoyed your day out. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 December 2018

Very interesting museum, great public health section. Have also attended meetings - very professional, good catering.

Date of experience: November 2018
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ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed it

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Have often passed the sign for this so jumped at the chance to visit with a group of disabled adults tickets once purchased can be used for a year and careers get free entry Was definitely not disappointed a totally engrossing three hours with plenty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thank your for your review. Hope to see you again soon

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Eileen38
16 August 2018|
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Response from ThackrayMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, we are the stop after the Bexley Wing (the second bus stop once you see the hospital buildings)
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Rebecca M
9 July 2018|
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Response from ThackrayMuseum | Property representative |
We're open seven days a week from 10am-5pm and we would recommend at least 3 hours. We have a café on site serving lunches and snacks as well
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Rebecca M
8 July 2018|
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Response from ThackrayMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, our senior and student rate is £7. Enjoy your visit
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