Curiosity Shop


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Opening hours

We are open every day, 10:00am – 5.00pm.

Every third Thursday of the month we are open until 8.30pm

Closed 24 – 26 & 31 December and1 January. 

We're bigger than you think! Please allow between 2 1/2 and 3 hours to enjoy your visit. Last admission is 4.15pm (7.45pm for the late night opening) though with your annual pass, you can come back again.


The Museum has nine interactive galleries to explore. Download the gallery plan for your visit here.

We are a charity and admission fees help towards our running costs.
Your tickets are annual passes valid for 12 months and you can visit as many times as you wish during the year. Please note, we do not keep a record of persons holding an annual pass and entry will not be permitted without the annual pass and an accompanying form of identification.
Speed up your entry: it’s quick and easy to buy your tickets online.

  • Adult (17+): £8

  • Over sixties/concessions: £7

  • Family (two adults and three children): £28

  • Children (5-16): £5

  • Children under 5: Free


To benefit from the following concessions, please bring supporting documentation with you such as your student card, Leeds Card, or Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust ID badge:

  • Student: £7

  • Breeze card (ages 5-16): £4.50

  • Leeds Card (adult 17+): £7

  • Unemployed: £7

  • Disabled: £7

  • Military: £7

  • One accompanying registered carer: Free

  • Max card: Free

  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust staff: Free
    (please note: this applies only to Leeds Teaching Hospitals staff)

Blue Peter Badge holders: Free entry with your badge and badge winner's card.

Group VisitsSchool Visits

  • 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