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Thackray Medical Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We were not sure how long to allow at the Thackray Medical Museum, thinking it could be a bit of a... read more

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David B
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North Yorkshire
Give yourself plenty of time as you'll want to see everything

We visited Leeds primarily for ME to visit this museum but my husband was equally enthralled. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
geriatrik
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Chester, 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...more
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141 Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN, England
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Reviewed today

We were not sure how long to allow at the Thackray Medical Museum, thinking it could be a bit of a niche visit. In fact we spent 3 1/2 hours and it was enjoyed by the whole family. The exhibits have been set up with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Leeds primarily for ME to visit this museum but my husband was equally enthralled. The layout of the settings [ loved the way that we started our tour by walking along a 'Victorian street' complete with authentic smells and lots of day-to-day sources...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank geriatrik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, fantastic for kids and adults alike! I like the fact the place works on the senses as well as the imagination It’s fab for educational purposes but also perfect for a family day out It’s very informative and educational this will grown imaginations!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Simonsangel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating glimpse into the past . Choose a character on entry, and see how they would have fared in days gone by . Young folks love this place , located in the old St James’ Hospital .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank OzNana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend people to visit as this place, is educational and you will learn about things you never knew

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emma P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Someone recommended this place to us, as we do enjoy something a bit different and we were not disappointed. We loved the way we were guided through the galleries and being able to choose a character from Victorian times to follow to add to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Majbritt A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting to see how medicine has developed over the years, some parts quite gory but you can miss these out.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited here several times and am always impressed with the pricing of entree as you pay on a one off and keep your tickets to have access for the year. It was an enjoyable day out and the cafe served a lovely cream...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and recommendation. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and found us easy to get to. We will shortly be starting a £4m redevelopment which will see brand new and updated exhibitions and improved visitor facilities (you can find out more...More

Reviewed March 20, 2019

We have visited the Thackray medical museum many years ago with our grandchildren But now they are adults so we do our visits as a couple now. But this visit was just as good with a little more time to study the exhibits in more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It's nice to hear that you are regular visitors and I'm glad you are still enjoying your visits.

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Went with my hubby for a day out, was pleasantly surprised, had a really good time. Lots of things to do, not too gruesome.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank suzie0
ThackrayMuseum, Manager at Thackray Medical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your day

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Eileen38
August 16, 2018|
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Response from ThackrayMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, we are the stop after the Bexley Wing (the second bus stop once you see the hospital buildings)
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Rebecca M
July 9, 2018|
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Response from ThackrayMuseum | Property representative |
We're open seven days a week from 10am-5pm and we would recommend at least 3 hours. We have a café on site serving lunches and snacks as well
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Rebecca M
July 7, 2018|
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Response from ThackrayMuseum | Property representative |
Hi, our senior and student rate is £7. Enjoy your visit
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