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Leeds City Museum

Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 378 5001
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Fascinating..... 'Who do you think they are?'

Fascinating to see such a variety of our local ancestors with excellent, explanatory descriptions... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Trip to see the bones

We used the Leeds City Museum as a base for a regular meet up with old University friends and their... read more

Reviewed 6 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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“stuffed animals” (28 reviews)
“natural history” (17 reviews)
“ancient world” (9 reviews)
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Millennium Square | Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 8BH, England
+44 113 378 5001
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fascinating to see such a variety of our local ancestors with excellent, explanatory descriptions of their lives and possible modes of death. Anatomical and historical facts led me to do more reading on the subjects. Try to spot the upside down bone in one of...More

Thank josephinelevine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We used the Leeds City Museum as a base for a regular meet up with old University friends and their young families. We are regular visitors to the Museum to see the wide variety of stuffed animals on display as well as the Egyptian Mummy!...More

Thank JimThom82
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We regularly pop in hear with our 1 & 3 year old. It's good to have an explore around the museum then go for a nice child friendly lunch in the Cafe. The Cafe is spacious and is on the floor near the tigers. Food...More

Thank Taj s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very interesting museum which represents Leeds profoundly. I have been to many museums but what makes this one stand out is how it interacts with a younger audience. There is plenty of activities that children can get stuck in and take part in celebrating...More

Thank Tiecky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we visited Leeds city museum and loved all of it especially there little burial ground of lots of real skeletons and of course the mummy! If your into that which was an added bonus as we are! Also the animals where amazing to actually...More

Thank Sophie Maddison G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were humans skeletons, some found in the local area, showing how they had died, what diseases they suffered from and an estimate of their ages. It was interesting to see how some diseases, like rickets, had affected the bones and even something simple like...More

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went on Sunday and there was lots to see and things to interact with which we really enjoyed. You forget when you live in Leeds that such a great place exists and is free! Well worth a visit if you haven't...More

Thank Justine Amanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was what I expected (not too big, right size for a mid-sized town in Europe), but right now they have a fantastic exhibit on skeletons found in England, from the bronze age to the 18th century. The skeletons tell the story of 15...More

Thank vprieto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Leeds and decided to visit the museum. Having lived in the area for 20 years I am ashamed that we haven't visited before. It is really interesting with various sections. As someone interested in the classics I was particularly interested in the...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this place on Thursday 28th September, and to be honest I enjoyed virtually every minute of it (and I spent three hours here, thinking originally that I'd be out within an hour!). The special exhibition about skeletons was absolutely exceptional, fascinating to see...More

Thank SollyWM
LeedsCityMuseum, Manager at Leeds City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely and thoughtful review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your experience with us.

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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

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