Located in the Leeds Institute building on Millennium Square in the centre of the city is the Leeds City Museum. This museum offers a variety of fun, exiting and interactive exhibits and activities for visitors of all ages, making it a must-visit attraction when in the city with family. The Leeds City Museum offers a fun platform for learning. Home to six galleries, as well as to temporary exhibitions, the museum has something for everyone. In the Life on Earth gallery, visitors will come across displays featuring different types of life on earth and those exploring our planet’s history over the last 540 million years and will even get to dig for fossils. Also here visitors will find the Leeds Tiger; one of the most popular exhibits in the museum. Visitors to the museum also get to explore the civilization of the ancient world and will discover the mummy of Nesyammun along with a variety of Roman statues and Greek pottery at the Ancient Worlds gallery. Other must-visit galleries in the museum include the Africa gallery and the Leeds Story gallery.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10am - 5pm Thursday: 10am - 7pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Around 3 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The Life on Earth Gallery, Ancient Worlds gallery
Since the city of Leeds is home to quite a number of mosques, Muslims visiting the city will be sure to locate a prayer facility quite easily, even though they will be unable to find one at the Leeds City Museum. Leeds Grand Mosque, Leeds Makkah Masjid, Leeds Islamic Centre, Masjid Ibraheem and Al Madina Mosque are a few of the several mosques and Islamic Centers in Leeds.
There is a café at the Leeds City Museum. Visitors will be able to find a variety of delicious snacks and drinks here. While the outlet will not be Halal certified, there is sure to be vegetarian and seafood dishes on the menu that are suitable for Muslims. Muslim tourists will also be able to find plenty of Halal restaurants in the city of Leeds. Cuisines served at these establishments range from Pakistani to Chinese, Middle Eastern, American and Indian.