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Cafe Scientifique

Cafe Scientifique logo.

13 January 2013 11:30am - 1:00pm

How dinosaurs moved with Professor McNeill Alexander.


Welcome to Café Scientifique at Leeds City Museum!

Held on Sunday mornings once a month in the café at Leeds City Museum, for the price of a cup of tea or coffee (and perhaps a slice of cake), anyone can listen to an informal talk on the latest ideas in science and technology.

Café Scientifique at Leeds City Museum started in early 2011, following in the footsteps of successful Cafés in other parts of Leeds, at Chapel Allerton and Headingley.

Following a brief introduction, a local scientist/expert talks for between 40 minutes and an hour, during and after which attendees may ask questions and express views.

•Held from 11.30am until about 1pm
•Suitable for ages 8 to 108
•Totally free to attend! Tasty snacks and drinks are available to purchase in the café (which is open from 11.00am)

Price:   Free

Contact details:   Please contact the museum direct if you have any queries.

Additional information:  


Leeds City Museum 

Millenium Square

t.   0113 224 3732


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.


Education facilities
Play area
Baby change
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms


Follow the link on the right for more information about access at Leeds City Museum.

Public transport  

Getting to Leeds City Museum. By bus: Leeds City Museum is a 15 minute walk from the city centre bus station. By train: The Museum is a 10 minute walk from Leeds Railway Station. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676 or visit www.wymetro.com. By car: Leeds City Museum is well serviced by all routes travelling to the city-centre. If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS2 8BH.


Metered street parking is available nearby on Rossington Street and Cookridge Street.

Secure car parking is available in Woodhouse Lane, The Light, Merrion Centre and Rose Bowl car parks, which are a 5 or 10 minute walk from the Gallery.

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