We’re open daily: 10am–5pm

(last admission 4.15pm)

We advise two hours minimum for a full tour of the museum.

Please check our website and social media channels for the latest opening information when planning your visit.

Follow us @thackraymuseum for the latest updates!

Book tickets

Admission prices

Tickets are for 12 months – come as often as you like!

Adult £11.95

Child (5-16) £8.95

Under 5s Free

Family of 2 (1+1) £18

Family of 4 (2+2) £35

Family of 5 (2+3) £43

All major Debit and Credit Cards Accepted.

Concessions receive 10% discount: seniors, disabled, students, NHS workers, unemployed

Free entry: under 5s, Carers (if you are accompanying anyone with a disability), Friends of Thackray Museum of Medicine, Art Fund Pass, Museums Association Members, on Mondays for those living and working in Harehills (including St James’s hospital)


We still recommend visitors purchase a pre-booked ticket, but we do accept walk-ups too.

On arrival

If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, please contact the museum and we can amend your ticket or issue you a refund. Please do not travel to the museum if you have symptoms.

We encourage visitors to wear masks when walking in and around the museum. Staff on gallery, in the café and shop will be wearing masks or visors and screens at till points will remain in place.

The one-way system around the museum has been removed allowing you to move through the museum freely.

There are hand sanitiser stations placed throughout the museum and our team will be cleaning regularly to keep all visitors safe.

Please be mindful of social distancing when appropriate, such as when queuing or in crowded spaces. Our Test and Trace QR codes will still be in place and the self-isolation rules by NHS Test and Trace remain in place.


Thackray Museum of Medicine
Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN

Our home is right next to St. James’s Hospital. Onsite parking is available, pay and display charges apply.

You can get to us on the major bus routes from Leeds City Centre. Numbers: 16, 42, 49, 50 and 50A stop outside our museum.


We have an onsite Pay and Display car park at the front of the museum. The machines accept coin and card payment.

Car Park tariffs:

£1 per hour

Alternative parking can also be found at St James’s Hospital multi-storey car park which is a short walk away from the museum. it is located next to the landmark Leeds Cancer Centre building and is clearly signposted as you enter the hospital site from Beckett Street.

For more information/tariffs please visit

Car Parking (leedsth.nhs.uk)

There are also a small number of council-run cark parks along Beckett street opposite the museum, for council car parking information please visit the Leeds City Council website

Parking (leeds.gov.uk)

You can find other car parks in the area using the Parkopedia website