Learn at Leeds City Museum

At Leeds City Museum we can help you deliver creative, skills-based learning across many different curriculum areas.

For now, we are delivering Virtual Classroom Ancient Egypt and Virtual Classroom Sensory Story sessions via online platforms. Onsite school visits are temporarily suspended.

You can also make a general learning workshop enquiry using the form below.

Online learning resources

Looking for museum engagement in your classroom? Search digital workshops, free recovery curriculum resources and MyLearning.org for our virtual offer.

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Virtual Classroom Workshop: Sensory Storytime

Sensory storytime virtual classroom workshop from Leeds City Museum exploring different themes from the collection.

Sensory icons of taste, sight, touch, smell, hearing accompanied by a photo of the pilot whale skeleton at Leeds City Museum

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02 February 2021

Virtual Classroom Workshop: Ancient Egypt

Virtual classroom workshop from Leeds City Museum all about Ancient Egypt and The Leeds Mummy, Nesyamun.

The outer coffin of Nesyamun, The Leeds Mummy at Leeds City Museum. Featured in the virtual classroom workshop.

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18 September 2020

Leonora Cohen, the Leeds Suffragette

Evaluate archive sources to discover Leonora, the Leeds Suffragette. Do different sources show us different versions of the past?

Leonora Cohen

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09 February 2019

Life in Asia

Handle Asian artefacts and journey through the Voices of Asia gallery.

Life in Asia

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Use metal detectors to discover Leeds’ Anglo-Saxon gold jewellery, search for evidence of Christian conversion on stone crosses, and discover Northumbrian kings on tiny coins.

A photograph of 5 ornate gold rings. The middle one is the largest, and has a ruby in the middle.

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Ancient Worlds: Romans

Are you ready for a Roman quest in Yorkshire?


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Chronology: Local history treasure hunt

Develop chronological understanding with a difference! Pupils become the heads of a giant timeline, from Stone Age to modern day.


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Ancient Worlds: Greeks

This popular workshop delves into our archaeology collections. Transport your class to Ancient Greece.

Ancient Greeks

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08 February 2019

Snow animal adventures – available in winter

How did the Snow Leopard get his spots?  Why does the Polar Bear have such small ears?  How does the Sea Lion keep warm?

Snow animal adventures

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Animal antics at the Museum

Take a walk on the wild side in our Life on Earth Gallery. Animals and skulls will be brought out especially for you!

Animal Antics

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That’s not my tiger

A museum explorer will lead your group on an animal adventure through the arctic, jungle and beyond.

Thats not my tiger

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Ancient Worlds: Ancient Egyptians

This popular workshop explores our archaeology collections. Go on an action-packed adventure where pupils step into the tomb of the museum’s mummy,

Ancient Egyptians

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