The Leeds City Museum is a museum that is mainly dedicated to showing the history of Leeds, the museum is situated in the Mechanics Institute building in Leeds, England. The museum was established in 1819 but closed in the 1960s, it was only recently reopened in 2008 after the conversion of the Mechanics Institute to a building suitable for a museum. The museum displays pieces such as ‘The Leeds Tiger’ and ‘The Leeds Mummy’.
The museum is situated in the city centre. Plenty of car parking exists around the city centre. The closest railway station is Leeds Station which is just a 10-minute walk away. If travelling by bus it is advised to travel to Leeds Bus Station which is a 15-minute walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week, Tuesday to Sunday; it is open from 10am-5pm on Tuesday to Friday and 11am-5pm Saturday and Sunday. The museum is free for visitors although some special exhibitions may cost to enter.