Leeds City Museum

Contact Details:

Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH

01133785001
city.museum@leeds.gov.uk

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  • Accessibility & Facilities

    • Accessible toilet
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Cafe on site
    • Changing places facility
    • Family friendly venue
    • Gift shop
    • Good to go
    • Toilets
    • Wheelchair accessible
  • Opening Hours

    Monday

    Closed all day

    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 - 17:00

Leeds City Museum

Located in the heart of the city, Leeds City Museum is a treasure trove of six galleries and home to some incredible collections, including the Leeds Tiger and Nesaymun, the Ancient Egyptian Mummy. Discover the natural world in the Life on Earth gallery with centuries-old fossils, extinct animal bones and stunning specifies from around the world. The Collector's Cabinet holds even more curious objects and shows how they came to Leeds from the 1700s to the present day. You can also explore different cultures from across the globe inside the World View gallery. Currently hosting Voices of Asia, this display looks at the world's largest continent and the diversity of Asian communities in Leeds. On the first floor of the Museum you will find the huge Leeds Story galleries, telling the history of our city has been shaped throughout the years, from the very first archaeological finds to incredible inventions. In here you will also find their regularly changing community displays, which are co-curated with different groups of people from around Leeds. On the top floor is the Ancient Worlds gallery, which tells the story of ancient civilisations including Rome, Greece and Egypt. Find out the amazing ways in which people lived and worked, the stories they told through art and objects, and how their discoveries informed our view of the world today. The museum also host two temporary exhibitions on the top floor each year, so keep an eye out for what's coming up on the website. The museum also has a relaxing café serving a great range of good value food and drinks to enjoy. Sit back and take a moment to enjoy a cuppa and slice of cake in the surroundings of the stunning Museum setting. This venue is a part of the Visit Leeds Culture Around Every Corner Campaign, celebrating the diverse and vibrant culture of Leeds. Find out more at https://www.visitleeds.co.uk/culture-around-every-corner/