Leeds City Museum, Leeds

3.8
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Head to Leeds City Museum to discover the wonders of natural history. Visit the six galleries and temporary exhibitions. Explore each room to find treasures, such as the Leeds tiger and a mummy from ancient times. Dig for fossils, or check out informative displays from the collections of objects and art works. There may be an entrance fee for temporary exhibitions. Plan your Leeds City Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Leeds using our Leeds trip planner .
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  • I had some time to kill so thought I'd have a look around. Its Free entry. This was my my first trip to the city so I found it very informative. The history of Leeds exhibit is well worth a look  more »
  • We went to the museum today to see the chippendale 300 exhibition. The furniture was wonderful but viewing it was ruined by the very low lighting. We couldn't read the information and the photocopied ...  more »
  • Took some of our childminded children to see the natural world exhibit. We’d arranged a guided tour which cost £20 and our guide met us on arrival. We were shown round the lower ground floor where all...  more »
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  • Not been before and decided to take my son. It was a friday morning and they had an arts and crafts club running which was totally free. My son enjoyed joining in. He also enjoyed looking round the museum especially looking at the tiger and other animals within the exhibit. Staff where friendly and helpful and is fully accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs with ramps at the entrance and a lift within the building. It has a lovely looking cafe too and although we didn't visit this time I will make sure to do so on my next visit.
  • Stunning place to visit. The staff are all friendly and the history there is impeccable. Free to visit which is also good! You get a map upon entry to keep for memories. Very interactive with props to use and other fun ways to get involved. Would highly recommend a visit here if not just for the gift shop!
  • It is a great shame that this venue felt that an event revealing the shortcomings of our media, and proving how it knowingly does not always give the public the truth and also delivers propaganda dressed as facts, was not appropriate for the museum. This issue is extremely important and is something that every single person should be made aware of for the good of our country, and indeed the world. The fact that you would prevent such an incredibly revealing and important event to take place at this venue is a detriment to freedom of speech and lets down your museum and its management. Shame on you.
  • Good place to hang out with the kids when the weather is not great for outdoor activities. The section with animals, antiquities and past time of Leeds is very entertaining. The expositions are not too big or overwhelming. There is always something to do like puzzles, arts, plays and interactive displays. My Little One constantly asks to visit this place again and again.
  • I was expecting something maybe bigger but the kids seemed to enjoy it. We did the whole museum in just over an hour and that's that it empty. But no complaints as it's free and the staff were very helpful and approachable.
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