Thackray Medical Museum 22.62 miles
Discover the incredible story of medicine and health
Welcome to Thackray Medical Museum. Housed in one of the most impressive Victorian buildings in Leeds, the museum is truly unique and the only museum of its kind in the North of England.
Through nine interactive galleries they will take you on a journey of discovery to explore the incredible world of medicine. Travel from the Victorian age to the present day to explore the fascinating world of surgery and find out how breakthroughs in science have changed all our lives for the better
Exciting family activities take place during the school holidays and every Saturday during term time. Take advantage of your annual ticket to come back again and again and again!
From talks and films, to performances and fright nights, special events for all ages run throughout the year.
The Museum is on the major bus routes from Leeds City Centre. Number 16 from Leeds railway station and the numbers 42, 49, 50/50A all stop outside the museum building.
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