Industrial heritage with collections of textile machinery, railway equipment and heavy engineering.
Leeds to Innovation
Uncover the untold tales behind the greatest creative innovators of our time. From Scootacars to steam engines and space food to Spirograph, explore the inventions which shaped Leeds; the City of 1,000 Trades. Featuring objects and stories from great inventors both past and present, including Washington Teasdale, famed for creating what may have been Leeds’ first ‘selfie’!
Visit our shop for the perfect museum gift or treat, including popular Armley weave products and vintage-inspired gifts