Find out all about your body in Life Zone!

 

Life Zone! is an interactive gallery that encourages children to explore their bodies.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Go back to Leeds in 1842

 

Walk through the streets of Leeds in 1842 and experience how the poor really lived and died: the squalor, the sounds and the smells!

 
 
 
 
 
 

Book a Conference

 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

The UKs Largest Medical Collection!

 

The Thackray Medical Museum preserves and cares for over 47,000 items of historical medical equipment

 
 
 
 
 
 

Browse the Archives

 

The Museum library includes a large collection of historical textbooks that illustrate equipment and techniques from the 1500s to the present day

MAKING IT BETTER...

Book Your Tickets The Thackray Medical Museum is one of the UK’s largest medical museums. We are a vibrant, inclusive and forward-looking charitable organisation, committed to educating, entertaining and inspiring people of all ages and abilities and from all walks of life, from primary school children to international scholars.

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.

Above all, you and your family can enjoy a fantastic year out at our Leeds Museum as the admission price entitles you to unlimited visits for 12 months. You’ll love the friendly atmosphere, imaginative and innovative exhibitions, vintage-style shop and welcoming café.

We look forward to seeing you here.
 

Plan Your Visit

 

 

VISIT US TODAY

 

 
 
  • 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