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Workshop/Course, from 14 Aug 2017


Disease Detectives

Disease Detectives


Have you got what it takes to be a Disease Detective?

Join us this summer to investigate the great scientific pioneers of the past and to explore the modern day world of high tech medicine. Discover the cutting edge technology used to diagnose disease by today's physicians and find out if you too could become a _disease detective_. 

Lots of have-a-go activities to take part in.

*Explore the galleries to find out about Louis Pasteur, Alexander Fleming, Edward Jenner and Robert Koch

*Put on a virtual reality headset and take a journey of discovery inside the human body

*Use real medical instruments, including an Ultrasound and an Endoscope, to see inside the body

*Play a game of giant Operation

And lots more!

No booking required, just drop-in.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic siteWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 14 - Fri 18 Aug 2017 11:00 to 15:00
Mon 21 - Fri 25 Aug 2017 11:00 to 15:00
Mon 28 Aug - Fri 1 Sep 2017 11:00 to 15:00



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    Near St James's Hospital,
    141 Beckett Street,
    LS9 7LN



    See location of Thackray Medical Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 318348  Lat: 53.80855 Long: -1.51817

    By Road:
    Leave M1 at jct 43, then M621 to jct 4. Follow signs for Harrogate and St James Hospital over River Aire at Crown Point Bridge. Get into right-hand lane. At jct go straight on (signed St James' Hospital) under bridge to major jct.

    By Public Transport:
    Taxi or buses (take bus routed to St James' Hospital), City centre buses include 16, 42, 50, 50A and 49 Get off the bus at the hospital and the museum entrance is next door.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Leeds station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality