Closure information

Our museums and galleries are closed in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) national government restrictions.

The following attractions are open with changes in place:

  • Kirkstall Abbey: park
  • Lotherton: grounds, gardens, playgrounds, toilets and takeaway café
  • Temple Newsam: grounds, gardens, playgrounds, toilets and takeaway café

The protection of our staff and visitors remains our top priority and we will announce reopening information once we are in a position to safely welcome you back.

We invite you to experience Leeds Museums & Galleries from home to discover exhibitions, online activities and collections.

You can also follow our social media channels for the latest updates, information and stories around our collections and the work that we do.

Parking and access to grounds

Vehicle access to Lotherton and Temple Newsam is permitted. The car park across the road from Kirkstall Abbey is open. We strongly advise everyone to follow government advice in relation to social distancing measures.

Lotherton and Wildlife World

Our Lotherton closure page answers frequently asked questions on Lotherton’s closure.

Temple Newsam and Home Farm

Our Temple Newsam closure page answers frequently asked questions on Temple Newsam’s closure.

Updates

We will continue to follow national guidance around managing the impact of coronavirus and will update this page regularly as the situation evolves.

Please regularly check this page for the most recent information. We thank you for your continued support, and look forward to welcoming you back.

This page was updated on 6 January 2021.