Blog

  • Launch of LEGO Trail

    This week at Thackray we have introduced our new LEGO trail. As part of the A Healthy Future fundraising campaign,...

  • Health Heroes

    We need your help to create a new exhibition which will run from 17 August until 30 November. Health Heroes...

  • Visitors help launch Thackray in LEGO® Bricks

    Our big LEGO build is underway! For a donation of just £1, visitors and supporters can place a brick into...

  • Celebrating Midwives in Leeds

    On 4th May, as part of International Day of the Midwife, Leeds Teaching Hospitals held a celebratory event at the...

  • Welcome to our new Collections and Programming Director

    We were very pleased to welcome Sue Mackay to the museum last month as Collections and Programming Director. Hello, My...

  • Museum wins National Lottery Support

    We are delighted to announce that we have received a confirmed grant of £1.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund...

  • Guardian Readers best family friendly place to visit

    We are delighted to be featured in the Guardian this week as the top tip from readers of family-friendly places...

  • Museum secures Arts Council England NPO funding

    We are delighted to announce that we have secured new national funding of over £880,000 for 2018-22, by securing a...

  • Projects

    A collaborative AHRC-funded Knowledge Transfer project between the Thackray Medical Museum and the University of Leeds – “Patently Innovative?” –...

  • New Exhibition: Thackray Uncovered

    We have been working with three artists to create a brand new exhibition which sees museum objects not usually on...