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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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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Muddy Monkeys

21 January 2020

Venue: Kirkstall Abbey

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us each Tuesday for under 5s crafts and activities at the abbey.

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Sounds of Our City

25 January 2020 - 31 December 2020

Venue: Abbey House Museum


Tuesday – Friday and Sunday:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

12 – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Bank holidays:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

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

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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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