Thackray Medical Museum

Thackray Medical Museum is the only museum of its kind in the north of England and provides a fantastic opportunity for students to immerse themselves in history and science. Our education team can provide learning opportunities for KS1 right through to KS4 and beyond. 

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    From 1st May 2019 the museum galleries will temporarily close for an exciting redevelopment. Plans include brand new and updated exhibitions and improved facilities. During this temporary closure, the learning team are heading out on the road with a NEW range of immersive and fun outreach workshops. 

    Suitable for KS1 to KS4, we will help your students explore the wonderful world of medicine. Whether you want to meet Florence Nightingale, explore the perils of Victorian life, study the medical impact of WWI or discover the gore and blood of Victorian surgery, our unique workshops will bring history to life.

    Led by our experienced team, we will deliver fun packed, unique and interactive sessions in your classrooms, without the stress of a school trip. 

    Choose from:

    Florence Nightingale

    Victorians Alive and the Workhouse
    Teeth, Food and Healthy Eating

    Hands-on History: WWI
    Pain, Pus and Blood: The Development of Surgery through the ages
    Legacies of our Medical Past

    Workshops are available from 1 May 2019
    Maximum 36 students per class
    £200 per class plus mileage, charged at 45p per mile

    How to Book:
    Call the education team on 0113 244 4343 or email

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    Pricing Information

    Workshops available from 1 May 2019. Maximum 36 students per class. £200 per class plus mileage, charged at 45p per mile.

    Opening Times



    Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7LN



  • Facilities
    • Accessible by Public Transport
    • On Site Parking
    • Disabled Access
    • Disabled Toilets
    Attraction: Facilities
    • Shop
    • Toilets
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pre visit Available
    • Risk Assessment Available
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