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Historical Event, Wed 6 Nov 2019

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Talk - Danger in the Museum!

Talk - Danger in the Museum!

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With Emma Bowron and Kitty Ross (Leeds Museums and Galleries). 

Join conservator Emma Bowron and Curator of Leeds/Social History Kitty Ross for the final talk in 2019's 'Danger Zone' season, to explore some of the hazards - seen and unseen - lurking in museum collections, and look at the world of hazardous objects through the eyes of an object conservator. Learn how museum professionals  ensure a safe enviornment around the collections, parts of which date from eras with very different understandings about health and safety.

A talk to tie in with Abbey House Museum's Danger Zone exhibition.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 6 Nov 2019 14:45 to 15:45

Prices

Advance booking essential. Pay on day - £5.50 (includes entry to the rest of the museum)

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    Contact

    See description

    Address

    Abbey Walk,
    Abbey Road,
    Kirkstall,
    Leeds,
    LS5 3EH

    Location

    Directions

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    Map reference: SE 259363  Lat: 53.82237 Long: -1.60710

    By Car - from Leeds City Centre follow the A65 (Kirkstall Road) for approximately 2 ½ miles. Abbey House can be found on your right approximately ¼ mile after the Kirkstall Retail Park, opposite Kirkstall Abbey.

    Public Transport - Abbey House is located directly on a well serviced bus route.

    Buses: 33, 33a and 757 travel from the city centre to Kirkstall Road.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Headingley & Kirkstall Forge station

    Facilities

    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups