Discover the incredible story of medicine and health
A day out for the whole family


Book Your Tickets Welcome to Thackray Medical Museum, housed in one of the most impressive buildings in Leeds and the only museum of its kind in the North of England.

Through nine interactive galleries we 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

Pay once and enjoy unlimited entry for a whole year
Exciting family activities take place at weekends and during every school holiday. Use your annual pass to return as many times as you like!

10% discount when you book online

We have a car park at the front of the museum, but why not take advantage of the easy access by public transport. Frequent buses from Leeds city centre will drop you off right outside the entrance!









  • 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