What’s on at Leeds City Museum

Plan your next day out in Leeds with a trip to Leeds City Museum.

Whether you love Leeds history, the ancient worlds or natural sciences, or you’re simply looking for a fun and free day out, there’s plenty to enjoy all year round.

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Leeds City Museum in violet and mint duo tone.

Overlooked Legacies

17 October 2023 - 13 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

Overlooked Legacies is a free extended display of stories which we could not fit into the Overlooked exhibition.

brightly painted chairs

Art on a Chair

27 February 2024 - 21 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

Art on a Chair is an upcycling project curated by students from Swarthmore Education Centre, turning old furniture into unique works of art.

Waddingtons and MONOPOLY Display

16 April 2024 - 01 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

To coincide with MONOPOLY Leeds Takeover, visit a special permanent display exploring the story of Waddingtons and MONOPOLY.

A statue of a woman with an urn set against a pink background and a bottom border of orange marigolds.

Living with Death

03 May 2024 - 05 January 2025

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

Living with Death is an exhibition exploring death, dying and bereavement. Adult and family events will run throughout the year.

large tattoos of a bear and a pelican on a person's back

Leeds Tattooists

18 June 2024 - 29 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

Marvel at photographs and artwork from Leeds based tattoo artists, in partnership with Ultimate Skin and Leeds Tattoo Expo.

An abandoned grand piano in a room with peeling wallpaper

Requiem pour Pianos

16 July 2024 - 22 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

Requiem pour Pianos is a photography display by artist Romain Thiery, exploring abandoned pianos around the world.

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Tiny Tigers

19 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

20 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

a child writing on a clipboard

Game Token Trail

23 July 2024 - 30 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

Embark on a nostalgic journey celebrating classic board game tokens in our summer trail, from the iconic Monopoly top hat to a 12-sided dice.

Roman coffin being cleaned by a conservator at Leeds City Museum.

Focus Tour: Archaeology

25 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: FREE

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Take a focus tour of the archaeology objects on display in the Living with Death exhibition.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

26 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

27 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

children playing a connect 4 type game

Board game workshop with Cards or Die

30 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Join this board game workshop with Cards or Die to play a huge selection of games, from vintage & retro to modern classics.

Burley Banksy Art Workshop

30 July 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Channel your inner artist and join this family workshop celebrating all things Leeds with renowned local artist Andy McVeigh (aka Burley Banksy).

A child making a board game

Board Game Builders

31 July 2024 - 01 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Dive into the world of board game design in our weekly craft sessions! Invent your own game, create boards and make up your own rules.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

02 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

Leeds City Museum in violet and mint duo tone.

Sociable History Club

02 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come along to our free monthly talks for adults, with guest speakers and a different theme each time.

Choir members at Leeds City Museum

Community Choir

02 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our monthly community choir at Leeds City Museum. Free, fun, and open to all.

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

03 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

A child making a board game

Board Game Builders

07 - 08 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Dive into the world of board game design in our weekly craft sessions! Invent your own game, create boards and make up your own rules.

Keep Crafting

07 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come along to our monthly creative crafting session for adults with a different theme each time.

Augmented Reality Gaming Workshop

08 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10.30am - 12.30pm & 1 - 3pm

Unlock the magic of Augmented Reality and world-building in our exciting summer workshop inspired by the museum's collection!

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

09 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

10 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

children playing a connect 4 type game

Board game workshop with Cards or Die

13 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Join this board game workshop with Cards or Die to play a huge selection of games, from vintage & retro to modern classics.

A child making a board game

Board Game Builders

14 - 15 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Dive into the world of board game design in our weekly craft sessions! Invent your own game, create boards and make up your own rules.

Augmented Reality Gaming Workshop

15 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10.30am - 12.30pm & 1 - 3pm

Unlock the magic of Augmented Reality and world-building in our exciting summer workshop inspired by the museum's collection!

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

16 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

17 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

A child making a board game

Board Game Builders

21 - 22 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Dive into the world of board game design in our weekly craft sessions! Invent your own game, create boards and make up your own rules.

Augmented Reality Gaming Workshop

22 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10.30am - 12.30pm & 1 - 3pm

Unlock the magic of Augmented Reality and world-building in our exciting summer workshop inspired by the museum's collection!

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

23 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

24 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

30 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

31 August 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

Keep Crafting

04 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come along to our monthly creative crafting session for adults with a different theme each time.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

06 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

Choir members at Leeds City Museum

Community Choir

06 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our monthly community choir at Leeds City Museum. Free, fun, and open to all.

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

07 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

13 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

14 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

20 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

21 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

Volunteers of Leeds – Celebrating Diversity in Volunteering

23 September 2024 - 15 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

Artists Polly Chilcott and Farhad Abdulla have created a original artworks to showcase the different ways that volunteers transform our city.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

27 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

28 September 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

Keep Crafting

02 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come along to our monthly creative crafting session for adults with a different theme each time.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

04 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

Choir members at Leeds City Museum

Community Choir

04 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our monthly community choir at Leeds City Museum. Free, fun, and open to all.

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

05 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

11 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

12 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

18 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

19 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

25 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

26 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

01 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

Choir members at Leeds City Museum

Community Choir

01 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our monthly community choir at Leeds City Museum. Free, fun, and open to all.

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

02 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

Keep Crafting

06 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come along to our monthly creative crafting session for adults with a different theme each time.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

08 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

09 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

15 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

16 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

22 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

23 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

29 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

30 November 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

Keep Crafting

04 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come along to our monthly creative crafting session for adults with a different theme each time.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

06 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

Choir members at Leeds City Museum

Community Choir

06 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our monthly community choir at Leeds City Museum. Free, fun, and open to all.

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

07 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

13 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

14 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

craft materials

Tiny Tigers

20 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for fun, messy craft sessions for under 5s and their carers. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers welcome!

A child cutting paper with scissors

Rory’s Saturday Club

21 December 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Price: Free

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Looking for something creative to do with kids in the city? Come down to Leeds City Museum for our craft sessions for families.

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