Museum visits

Hello teachers! We are unable to accommodate on site visits but do have virtual workshops available. Email Leeds City Museum for details.

While you’re here, have a look at our online resources, collections and

Learn at Leeds City Museum

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

Our Learning Team offer a range of themed packages linked to the National Curriculum along with more general activities.

Use the learning package search on this page to find the right workshop for you.

Book a learning package

To book a learning package or for further information on the packages available, contact our Learning Team:



0113 378 5001
(Mon – Fri, 10am – 4pm)

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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

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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08 February 2019

Ancient Worlds: Greeks

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

Ancient Greeks

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Ancient Worlds: Romans

Are you ready for a Roman quest in Yorkshire?


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09 February 2019


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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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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08 February 2019

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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09 February 2019

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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Life in Asia

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

Life in Asia

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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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08 February 2019

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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