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Thackray Medical Museum

141 Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN, England
+44 113 244 4343
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As local residents we being hear a lot about this particular museum., well its interesting and a... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2016
vcocose K
via mobile
very interesting place to visit

We have been to this museum a few times with the kids; always finding it fascinating to learn about... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2016
Emma H
Pontefract, 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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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
141 Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN, England
+44 113 244 4343
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Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

As local residents we being hear a lot about this particular museum., well its interesting and a lot things to see, but I wont say it is such a good one, because I have been in other Medical museums in Europe, those was more interesting....More

Thank vcocose K
Reviewed January 14, 2016

We have been to this museum a few times with the kids; always finding it fascinating to learn about our culture's history. It is much bigger than you expect and so therefore more than one visit may be required to explore in more detail (the...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Myself, aged 21 and my boyfriend, aged 26 went to the Thackeray Medical Museum for a day trip out that was local for us but a bit different! We found the price was very reasonable and the car park had ample space to park. On...More

Thank natalieee94
Reviewed January 7, 2016

A very interesting trip back in (Medical) time. Both hubby and I are Doctor/Nurse respectively and found it very interesting, though a small number of items are what I remembered from the start of my nurse training (??!! makes me feel VERY old ). It...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place. I am a student nurse and I have been hoping to visit for ages, I managed it today and I was not disappointed! So much to look at and learn. I went with my husband and three young children and they...More

Thank ZoeSmith02
Reviewed January 1, 2016

very surprised about this museum,the staff were very helpful,and the various in teractive sectors were interesting the victorian gallery in paticular was really attention grabbing,so very real,all the medical advances were shown from their first use to their modern day equivalment,i enjoyed this visit so...More

Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the most interesting museums I have ever visited. There is something to interest all ages. It's is very cheap with a fantastic cafe. Your ticket includes free entry for 12 months. You WILL come back.

Thank Mandi N
Reviewed December 29, 2015

The museum is housed in a very beautiful building, with parking space on the fore court. Inside the story of being human and being ill is told. Once inside you can pick a character-leaflet (people living in the Victorian era) and when walking thru the...More

Thank MarinaHowitt
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The first thing to say is that this museum costs but a reasonable price and then you get free entry for a year. The galleries are educational and mostly interactive which kept my 9 and 13 year olds engaged. Just the right amount of gore...More

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Fantastic place - all sorts of information and detailed displays covering a huge range of medical issues. The mock ups of old Leeds were brilliant. I would advise visitors to allow about 3 hours to see everything.

Thank NeilBLeeds
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Judith F
May 29, 2017|
Response from Thackray M | Property representative |
We are open every Bank Holiday. Our opening hours are 10am-5pm seven days a week.
March 31, 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
George C
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Thackray M | Property representative |
We have a pay and display car park at the front of the museum. The costs are £1 for 1 hour, £2 for 2 hours, £3 for 3 hours and £4 for 4 hours. Four hours is the maximum you will be charged for, even if you decide to stay... More