Thackray Medical Museum
You and your family can enjoy a fantastic year out at the Thackray Medical 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.
There’s always something exciting going on at the Thackray Medical Museum. We have a varied programme of events throughout the year, including many aimed at children and families, and everyone is welcome to come along.
The Thackray Medical Museum opens its doors to 20,000 school students every year, and reaches out to many more through our in-classroom work, educational resources, loans boxes, and teacher events.
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 and catalogues relating to the history of medicine and healthcare, as well as computerised catalogues and microfiche information on other library collections.
Our online shop offers a wide range of specially selected and beautifully packaged gifts for all ages including quirky and unusual items, educational presents for children, books, special toiletries, and hampers packed with luxury items such as Thackray sugar mice, special shortbread and delicious clotted cream fudge.
Seating up to 120 delegates, the modern auditorium offers everything you need for a successful conference or event.
The sophisticated range of presentation facilities are controlled from the lectern or by remote control handset. The system includes an LCD projector and PC with DVD facilities. The sound system includes stereo output from the television and audio tape, voice enhancement through a fixed radio microphone and an induction loop for people with hearing difficulties. Lighting and curtain operations are also powered through the system. Seating arrangements in the auditorium are very flexible
120 Theatre Style
The Hopper Room is ideal for medium sized meetings or receptions.
18 Board room
40 Theatre Style
A large room for up to 140 people with folding partition walls providing flexible use of space.
This room can be divided into two or three sections for smaller groups or for use as seminar rooms.
Section A B C (all 3 sections) Dining 120 reception 150
Sections A and B Board room 20 Theatre style 40 dining 40
Section C Board room 12 dining 16 theatre style 20
Suitable for smaller meetings or as a seminar or interview room.
20 Theatre Style
The Teale room, is located on the second floor, this is a light airy room. Ideal for medium sized meetings or as a breakout room.
A unique, intimate setting for special occasions.
Dine surrounded by a stunning collection of ceramics dating from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The Wilkinson Gallery is perfect for drinks receptions
This gallery is only available for evening hire.
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