Leeds City Museum offers an interactive day out for the family. With its 6 galleries including ‘Africa’, ‘Ancient Worlds’ and ‘The Leeds Story’, the museum offers plenty of opportunities to be educated along with fun. Some of its popular displays include:
- The famous Leeds Tiger
- Art work
- History of Leeds
Originally established in 1819, the museum was reopened on 13 September 2008 and is housed in the former Mechanics' Institute built by Cuthbert Brodrick.
Leeds City Museum Travel Tips
- Admission to the Museum is free. There may be a charge for some special exhibitions which are advertised separately.
Entrance Ticket Details For Leeds City Museum
- There is a concessionary rate for members of the Leeds Art Fund, Friends of Leeds City Museums and National Arts Collections Fund to special exhibitions that have an admission charge.
How to Reach Leeds City Museum
- 15 minute walk from the city centre bus station.
- By Train: The Museum is a 10 minute walk from Leeds Railway Station.
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39.77% of people who visit Leeds include Leeds City Museum in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
51.72% of people start their Leeds City Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Leeds City Museum
93.25% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Leeds City Museum
Leeds City Museum Reviews & Ratings
Please could you advise if you are open February half term. Also if open were would be best place to park in Leeds. Thank youAnswer Report Abuse
Yes, the Leeds City Museum is open in February except on Mondays. And if you are looking for a parking space, then on-street parking is available on Rossington Street and Cookridge Street. You will also find secured car parking in Woodhouse Lane, The Light, Merrion Centre, and Rose Bowl car parks.Report Abuse
Where is the best Art Gallery in Leeds?Answer Report Abuse
You have a plenty of choices to choose from. Each gallery features different kinds of artworks.Report Abuse