Find out what’s open over Christmas and New Year across our eight museums & galleries.

*Please note that this page may continue to be updated so please check ahead of your visit.

Abbey House Museum

24 Dec: 10am – 1pm

25 Dec – 1 Jan: closed

From 2 Jan:

Monday: closed

Tuesday – Friday & Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Saturday: 12 – 5pm

Kirkstall Abbey

24 Dec: 10am – 12pm

25, 26, 27 Dec: closed

28, 29, 30, 31 Dec: 10am – 4pm

1 Jan: closed

2 Jan: 10am – 4pm

From 3 Jan:

Monday: closed

Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Leeds Art Gallery

24 Dec: 10am-1pm

25-28 Dec: Closed

29-30 Dec: 10am-5pm

31 Dec: 10am-1pm

1 Jan: Closed

2 Jan: 11am-3pm

3 Jan: Closed

4 Jan: Back to normal opening hours

Leeds City Museum

24 Dec: 10am – 1pm

25 Dec – 3 Jan: closed

From 4 Jan:

Monday: closed

Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 5pm

Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Leeds Industrial Museum

24 Dec: 10am-1pm

25-28 Dec: Closed

29-31 Dec: 10am-4pm

1 Jan: Closed

2 Jan: 12-4pm

3 Jan: Closed

4 Jan: Back to normal opening hours

Lotherton

Please visit The Christmas Experience website to book tickets and find out more information.

Estate

24 Dec: 9.30am – 6pm

25  & 26: closed

27 – 31 Dec: 9.30am – 6pm

1 Jan: closed

From 2 Jan:

9.30am – 6pm

House

24 Dec: 10am – 5pm

25 – 28: closed

29 – 31: 10am – 5pm

1 Jan: closed

2 Jan: 10am – 5pm

From 3 Jan – 28 Feb: closed

Reopens 1 Mar

Wildlife World

24 Dec: 10am – 4pm

25 & 26 Dec: closed

27 – 31 Dec: 10am – 4pm

1 Jan: closed

From 2 Jan: 10am – 4pm daily

Café

24 Dec: 10am – 6pm

25 & 26 Dec: closed

27 – 31 Dec: 10am – 5pm

1 Jan: closed

From 2 Jan: 10am – 5pm daily

Temple Newsam

House

24 Dec: 11am-12.45pm

25-27 Dec: Closed

28-30 Dec: 11am-4pm

31 Dec: 11am-3.45pm

1 Jan: Closed

2 Jan: 11am-4pm

3 Jan: Closed

Reopens 4 Jan

Home Farm

24 Dec: 10am-1pm

25-26 Dec: Closed

27-31 Dec: 10am-4pm

1 Jan: Closed

2 Jan onwards: 10am-4pm (please note that we are open on 3 Jan but closed on Mondays thereafter)

Tea Rooms

24 Dec:10am-2pm

25-26 Dec: Closed

27-31 Dec: 10am-4pm

1 Jan: Closed

2 Jan: 9.30am-4pm

3 Jan: 10am-4pm

Thwaite Watermill

24 Dec: 10am-1pm

25-28 Dec: Closed

29-31 Dec: 10am-4pm

1 Jan: Closed

2 Jan: 1-4pm

3 Jan: Closed

Reopens 8 Jan (back to normal opening hours)

Please note that last entry time for Leeds Museums & Galleries attractions can be up to one hour before closing, please check with the individual sites for more information.