Face masks

From Tuesday 30 November, in line with government guidance, face masks are now mandatory in shops unless you are exempt.

In the interest of the health and safety of all of our staff and visitors, our staff will be wearing masks and we encourage our visitors to do the same wherever possible.

Please make use of our hand sanitising stations and observe signage to help us to protect everyone.

Abbey House Museum page

Wander through Victorian streets and visit the Childhood Galleries at our dedicated 19th Century Leeds Museum.

Leeds Art Gallery page

Explore modern and contemporary art and collections of British painting and sculpture in the heart of the city.

Leeds City Museum page

Find out the history of Leeds and see artefacts from across the globe at our free city centre Museum.

Leeds Discovery Centre page

See behind-the-scenes in our dedicated object store which cares for 1.3 million objects.

Leeds Industrial Museum page

Explore industries that helped shape Leeds in to the city it is today and take a seat in our in-house cinema.

Kirkstall Abbey page

Marvel at of the best preserved Cistercian monasteries in the country and discover over 850 years of history.

Lotherton page

Enjoy a fun-filled day out at our beautiful Edwardian country estate with a museum, Wildlife World and gardens.

Thwaite Watermill page

Explore a former working mill situated on an island in the River Aire and see the gardens change throughout the seasons.

Featured events

Leeds to Innovation

26 October 2019 - 25 September 2022

Venue: Leeds Industrial Museum

Uncover the untold tales behind the greatest creative innovators of our time.

Santa at the Museum

04 December 2021

Venue: Abbey House Museum

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Meet Santa at the Museum in Leeds as Abbey House Museum hosts Christmas in the decorated Victorian Streets.

Sounds of Our City

25 January 2020 - 31 December 2021

Venue: Abbey House Museum

Sounds of Our City takes visitors on a journey through the musical stories of Leeds.

SEND Careers Fair

06 December 2021

Venue: Leeds Playhouse

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Book on to our SEND careers fair in partnership with Leeds Playhouse and the Beautiful Octopus Club.

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