Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum
Millennium Square
West Yorkshire






0113 224 3732

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Image showing Leeds City Museum, a large possibly Victorian municipal building

The museum offers an exciting and fun day out for visitors of all ages.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Tues, Wed, Fri 11.00-18.00
Thurs 11.00-20.00
Sat, Sun 11.00-17.00

Closed: Mon except for Bank Holidays 11.00-16.00

Admission charges


Part of a Designated Collection of national importance is on display at this museum.

Collection details

World Cultures, Social History, Natural Sciences, Archaeology, Coins and Medals

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Natural Beauty Part 2

  • 7 February — 17 August 2014 *on now

A wildlife photography competition featuring some beautiful shots from across Yorkshire and the World. We have been lucky to have had some fabulous entries, come and judge them for yourself.

Suitable for

  • Any age
photograph of poppy field

But Not Forgotten

  • 5 — 31 August 2014

To mark the start of our First World War centenary commemorations, come and see some of our collection in a new light. We have brought objects out of storage and used artist-commissioned photography and writing to create an opportunity to reflect on the effect of the war on everyday lives in Leeds.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Ancient Egypt: Death and the Afterlife


A resource about Nesyamun, an Egyptian mummy. Learn about the Ancient Egyptians through the objects they left behind, including jewellery, mysterious mummys, strange languages and temple ruins.


  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.