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Dried corn on a herbarium sheet

Rooted in History

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Leeds is home to thousands of dried plant specimens. Discover the fascinating history of the collection, which is the focus of an exciting new project.
A closed toe platform sandal. The top is orange and green, and clearly mouldy.

Preserving our Plastic Shoes

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Some of our shoes containing plastic are starting to mould or disintegrate. Find out why, and how we plan to preserve them.
Someone wearing purple gloves is holding a sword so you can see the hilt. It has a Japanese inscription and is a square cut out shape.

Samurai Swords at Leeds Discovery Centre

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Discover the fascinating history behind the Samurai Swords in our collection.
photo of two people in a room painted bright green with several photo frames on the wall in the background. A woman with long brown hair and a grey dress is helping a pupil to dress with one the object from Leeds Museums and Galleries's textile collection. The object looks like a poncho, it is long with some fringes and beige with red and black details.

How Do Museum Objects Impact Children with Special Needs and Disabilities?

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Sarah Allen explores the impact of museum objects on children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

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