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Thackray Medical Museum

141 Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN, England
+44 113 244 4343
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Eye opener

Not too easy to park. Museum is well worth a visit and makes you glad to have modern medicine. Well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave C
Baildon, United Kingdom
Real life horrible histories

Fascinating look at where we have come from and how lucky we are. Lots of interesting exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bury, United Kingdom
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The award winning Thackray Medical Museum is a completely unique visitor attraction. With nine interactive galleries, the fascinating exhibitions and collections tell a story of health that affects us all. Hear and smell what it was like to walk the grimy streets of Victorian Leeds, find out what it was like to undergo an operation without anaesthetic and explore your body in our jaw-dropping Life Zone gallery. Discover how medicine past and present is changing your future. We are bigger than you think, please allow 2-3 hours for your visit. *Tickets last for 12 months! *FREE weekly family activities and an ever-changing calendar of events and exhibitions. *Large on-site car park. *Learning cafe serving luches and tasty treats. *Curiosity shop selling a range of unique gifts and souvenirs. We are on Facebook and Twitter
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  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
141 Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN, England
+44 113 244 4343
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not too easy to park. Museum is well worth a visit and makes you glad to have modern medicine. Well laid out and intersting for all ages.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fascinating look at where we have come from and how lucky we are. Lots of interesting exhibitions and a great building to be housed in. Ideal for all ages.

Thank pmbt1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the museum during half term with my boys (3&14) there was a fantastic activity session called revolting body lab. Brilliantly educational and engaging demonstrations which engaged all the children and adults with the brilliant demonstration. Participation was encouraged, and scope to learn and ask...More

Thank Ranger-Bag-Pooch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a family and my children aged 9 & 12 at the time really enjoyed it found that the information they gained helped in bio;ogy lesions at school.

Thank bluenote123456789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Not quite on a par with the Wellcome Museum in London but very good nevertheless. There are also more inter-active aspects with which to engage visitors, young and old and there is a good focus on 18th/19th century medicine. There is...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot to look at and learn, great interactive things for children and also the price is great. If you go online you get a discount and then you pay once and you can go back as many times as you like within the year...More

Thank Jemma P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visted with my family andthe day exceeded expectations. The exhibits are well put together and allow all age/eduction levels to enjoy them. My only fault I could find was that the way to enter the museum exhibits should be better pinted out as we went...More

Thank Diddiwench
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum today with my 11 year old daughter and my parents in their 80s. We all really enjoyed the day. As a nurse I found it interesting and my family also loved learning about the history of specific parts of medicine and...More

Thank DeborahPerkin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our grandchildren to the centre . It opens at 1000 and we arrived just before to ensure car parking space . The centre is well laid out with a walk through experience on the ground floor , it has Victorian streets with associated...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my wife, 2 adult kids and 3 grandchildren. Every section was interactive and aimed at the kids, who had a ball. Especially the 1842 street and reliving the lives of the characters and getting to use an endoscope on a dog and ultra...More

Thank SailorJohn7
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Lucy J
22 August 2017|
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Response from Faye A | Reviewed this property |
Wheelchair accessible. Disability discount price to £7 (registered carer goes free). Have a look online for booking info/offers. Hope this helps.
Judith F
29 May 2017|
Response from Thackray M | Property representative |
We are open every Bank Holiday. Our opening hours are 10am-5pm seven days a week.
31 March 2017|
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Response from Thackray M | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. If you travelling from Leeds city centre then you can get the number 16 bus from city square or Boar lane or you can get the number 42, 49, 50/50A from the Headrow and Eastgate. All these stop... More