Thackray Museum, Leeds

Free kids activities at this wow museum. See entry!

Step back in time at the Thackray Museum in Leeds and explore how medicine has changed with our brilliant hands-on exhibitions.  We tell the story of medicine and  how advances in medicine are changing our lives. A great place for school trips. With our exciting exhibitions there really is something for everybody!

Be transported to the grimy streets of Leeds in 1842 and explore the sights, sounds and smells of Victorian life.  Meet the characters that live there and find out what life was really like. Discover how scientific breakthroughs have changed our lives, learn about the history of childbirth, find out about advances in surgical techniques and explore your body in our Life Zone gallery.

We also have a cafe and shops. We have free kids activities during school holidays and most Saturdays which the kids will enjoy.


Children under 5 free

Free Attraction

Partly - See Website

Wheelchair friendly



  • Street Address: Beckett Street
  • Postcode: LS9 7LN
  • City: Leeds
  • County: Yorkshire



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