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A unique and historic venue with modern facilities and outstanding catering and hospitality services.

Discover the grimy streets of Victorian Leeds, explore scientific breakthroughs and investigate surgical progress

Book Your Tickets Housed in one of the most impressive Victorian buildings in Leeds, the Thackray Medical Museum  is truly unique and is the only museum of its kind in the North of England. 

With nine interactive galleries to explore and a programme of activities and events to discover, you and your family can enjoy a fantastic year out.

Our small and professional team of curatorial, educational and historical specialists are dedicated to preserving and bringing the past to life for our visitors, and we are always looking for new and exciting ways to share our knowledge, make learning enjoyable, and inspire the next generation.

We look forward to seeing you here.

Plan Your Visit





  • Conferences

    Inject some flair, originality and ‘wow’ factor into your business event, celebratory party or special occasion at the Thackray Medical Museum...

  • Shop

    Our gift shop offers a wide range of specially selected and beautifully packaged gifts for all ages including quirky and unusual items...

  • Education

    We open our doors to 20,000 school students every year and reach out to many more through our in-classroom work, educational resources, loans boxes, and teacher events.

  • Library

    Anyone can make an appointment to use our Library and Resource Centre free of charge. You’ll have access to over 47,000 fascinating medical objects and 23,000 books