The Second World War Experience Centre preserves and shares the experiences of people who lived through the Second World War.

1A Rudgate Court, Walton, Near Wetherby, LS23 7BF



'Experience Community enables disabled and older people to enjoy a programme of inspiring, challenging, interesting outdoor and indoor day trips.' All activities must e booked in advance.




  • Museum; exhibitions vary from historic to contemporary sculpture.
  • 74 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AH
  • 0113 246 7467
  • http://www.henry-moore.org/
Museum; exhibitions vary from historic to contemporary sculpture.

74 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AH



Visit Leeds City Museum and come face-to-face with the Leeds Tiger, step into 'Ancient Worlds' and see the final resting place of the Leeds Mummy and even dig for fossils in the 'Life on Earth' gallery.

Millenium Square, Leeds, LS2 8BH



  • A local museum that tells the story of medicine. Explore the incredible world of medicine Travel back to the dirty streets of Leeds to explore life among the grime and the bed­bugs. Take a trip to the Victorian quack doctor, will the prescribed cure make you better or worse? Enter the frightening world of surgery before the discovery of pain relief. As you travel forwards in time, explore scientific discoveries and innovations that have changed all our lives for the better!
  • 141 Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN
  • 0113 244 4343
  • https://www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk/
  • info@thackraymuseum.org
A local museum that tells the story of medicine. Explore the incredible world of medicine Travel back to the dirty streets of Leeds to explore life among the grime and the bed­bugs. Take a trip to the Victorian quack doctor, will the prescribed cure make you better or worse? Enter the frightening world of surgery before the discovery of pain relief. As you travel forwards in time, explore scientific discoveries and innovations that have changed all our lives for the better!

141 Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN



  • Fully restored working watermill and riverside museum. Thwaite Mills is one of the last remaining examples in Britain of a water-powered mill. Let one of our guides help you explore the mills and discover the importance of water power to Leeds' industrial heritage. Opening Hours Mondays: - closed except for bank holidays Tuesday - Friday: Open 10:00 - 17:00 during Leeds school holidays (Last admission 15:30) Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00 (Last admission 15:00)
  • Thwaite Lane, Stourton, Leeds, LS10 1RP
  • 0113 3782 983
  • https://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/thwaitemills
  • thwaites.mills@leeds.gov.uk
Fully restored working watermill and riverside museum. Thwaite Mills is one of the last remaining examples in Britain of a water-powered mill. Let one of our guides help you explore the mills and discover the importance of water power to Leeds' industrial heritage. Opening Hours Mondays: - closed except for bank holidays Tuesday - Friday: Open 10:00 - 17:00 during Leeds school holidays (Last admission 15:30) Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00 (Last admission 15:00)

Thwaite Lane, Stourton, Leeds, LS10 1RP



  • Houses exhibits reflecting Horsforth's village heritage. Opening Times Opening Times: Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm, (2pm-4pm November to December). Closed mid-December to end of March.
  • 5 The Green, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5JB
  • 0113 281 9877
  • https://www.visitleeds.co.uk/thedms.aspx?dms=3&venue=1580986
Houses exhibits reflecting Horsforth's village heritage. Opening Times Opening Times: Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm, (2pm-4pm November to December). Closed mid-December to end of March.

5 The Green, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5JB



  • Riverside park and gardens, ruins of Abbey
  • Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH
  • 0113 395 7400
  • https://bit.ly/2HcKL1N
Riverside park and gardens, ruins of Abbey

Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH



  • Step back in time and explore the Victorian streets of Abbey House Museum, a family friendly fun day out for all the family. The majority of the galleries, Victorian street and special exhibitions are fully accessible. There is a wheel chair for hire and disabled toilets and a lift are also available.
  • Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH
  • 0113 230 5492
  • http://bit.ly/2sY0rB2
Step back in time and explore the Victorian streets of Abbey House Museum, a family friendly fun day out for all the family. The majority of the galleries, Victorian street and special exhibitions are fully accessible. There is a wheel chair for hire and disabled toilets and a lift are also available.

Abbey House Museum, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH



  • House and Estate including gardens, cafe and working farm. There is disabled parking and wheelchair access to most areas.
  • Temple Newsam Road, Off Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 0AE
  • 0113 336 7461 (House)
  • 0113 336 7669 (Estate office)
  • https://bit.ly/2qbQcqD
House and Estate including gardens, cafe and working farm. There is disabled parking and wheelchair access to most areas.

Temple Newsam Road, Off Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 0AE



  • The museum is housed within Armley Mills, once among the largest woollen mills in the world, where the galleries reveal workers’ lives from the 18th century to the present. A working waterwheel, factory machinery, and restored Victorian workers’ cottages are just a few of the exhibits you can discover.
  • Leeds Industrial Museum Canal Road, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2QF
  • 0113 378 3173
  • http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/armleymills.aspx
  • armley.mills@leeds.gov.uk
The museum is housed within Armley Mills, once among the largest woollen mills in the world, where the galleries reveal workers’ lives from the 18th century to the present. A working waterwheel, factory machinery, and restored Victorian workers’ cottages are just a few of the exhibits you can discover.

Leeds Industrial Museum Canal Road, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2QF



Details and news about all museums and galleries run by Leeds City Council.

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, Carlisle Road, Leeds, LS10 1LB



  • A unique museum resource. Housing and caring for Leeds' fantastic collections, the Discovery Centre is a state-of-the-art storage facility. Admission is by appointment or booking only and is free.
  • Carlisle Road, Leeds, LS10 1LB
  • 0113 378 2100
  • https://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/discoverycentre/
A unique museum resource. Housing and caring for Leeds' fantastic collections, the Discovery Centre is a state-of-the-art storage facility. Admission is by appointment or booking only and is free.

Carlisle Road, Leeds, LS10 1LB



  • Harewood Manor House and Estate. Exhibitions of contemporary art, an award-winning educational department, renowned Bird Garden and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens.
  • Harewood House Trust, Harewood House, Leeds, LS17 9LG
  • 0113 218 1010
  • https://harewood.org/
  • info@harewood.org
Harewood Manor House and Estate. Exhibitions of contemporary art, an award-winning educational department, renowned Bird Garden and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens.

Harewood House Trust, Harewood House, Leeds, LS17 9LG