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Explore a state-of-the-art museum storage facility, storing and protecting over one million fascinating objects. From elephant skulls to a medieval log boat, mummy bandages and meteorites, the Discovery Centre offers a unique opportunity for hands-on exploration into the natural world, human history and ingenuity.
Come and explore behind the scenes of our museum and discover Leeds’ collections up close and personal.
Please call the Discovery Centre to arrange an appointment.
Tuesday: Visits are by appointment only (09:00 - 16:00).
Wednesday: Visits are by appointment only (09:00 - 16:00).
Thursday: Visits are by appointment only (09:00 - 16:00).
Friday: Visits are by appointment only (09:00 - 16:00).
Admission is free by appointment or booking only.
Events at this Venue
|Wed 26 Oct||Family workshop - Textile Printing|
|Thu 27 Oct||Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum Store|
|Thu 3 Nov||Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum Store|
|Thu 3 Nov||Museum Art Classes|
|Thu 10 Nov||Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum Store|
|Thu 17 Nov||Behind the Scenes Tour of the Museum Store|
SE 309325 53.78862 -1.53107
Follow the brown signs to the Royal Armouries Museum. Near the museum you will pass Clarence Dock on your left . Having pass a Tesco express take the next right rather than going to the Royal Armouries. Take the first right onto Carlisle Road.
By Public Transport:
From Leeds city centre, the Discovery Centre is served by routes 87,167, 444 and 448.
: 1 mile from Leeds station
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for educational visits
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Guided tours for groups
- Smoking not allowed