Leeds Museums and Galleries


Leeds Museums & Galleries

Creating unforgettable experiences

Connecting people and places through objects and artworks

Leeds Museums & Galleries

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What’s on at our venues

The Christmas Experience

The Christmas Experience

22 November 2019 - 05 January 2020

Venue: Lotherton

November to February
The Christmas Experience: Daily, times vary
Wildlife World: 10am-4pm
Last entry: 45 mins before closing

March to October
Hall and Wildlife World: 10am-5pm
Last entry: 4.15pm

The Christmas Experience at Lotherton with outdoor ice rink, Santa's North Pole and 12 Days of Christmas Walk.

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Leeds to Innovation

26 October 2019 - 26 September 2021

Venue: Leeds Industrial Museum


Tuesday to Saturday:


Bank holidays:

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

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Slow Painting

25 October 2019 - 12 January 2020

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery


Tuesday to Saturday:


Slow Painting at Leeds Art Gallery includes artists whose paintings, as the name suggests, take their time and invite us to take our own.

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Christmas at Temple Newsam

07 December 2019

Venue: Temple Newsam

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Christmas at Temple Newsam with Santa visits, Christmas crafts and festive traditions.

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About Leeds Museums & Galleries

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Creating unforgettable experiences – connecting people and places through objects and artworks.

Leeds Museums and Galleries is a family of heritage sites, museums, country house estates and a flagship art gallery. Established in 1821, we are the largest local authority-run museum service in England and have one of the largest and most significant multidisciplinary collections in the UK.

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