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Holiday activities

Heritage Open Day

Heritage Open Days 2013 logo.

14 September 2013 10:00am - 12:00pm

Special event for families.

 

Step inside our state of the art museum storage facilicity and discover over one million objects. From elephant skulls to a medieval log boat, mummy bandages and meteorites, the Discovery Centre offers a unique opportunity for hands on exploration into the natural world, human history and ingenuity. Children and adults alike can come and see some of our least often seen objects from the collections. Learn how to handle them, how we look after them and what they were used for.

Booking is required, contact (0113) 378 2100.

 

Price:   Free

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

Additional information:  

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre 

Carlisle Road
Leeds
LS10 1LB

t.   0113 378 2100

Details  

Leeds Museum Discovery Centre is a unique museum resource. Housing and caring for Leeds' fantastic collections, the Discovery Centre is a state-of-the-art storage facility. The Discovery Centre will open on Saturdays and Sundays for advertised workshops and conferences only, these need to be booked in advance. Please refer to the specific event for times.

Facilities  

Baby change
Toilets
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Education facilities

Access  

Follow the link on the right for more information about access at the Discovery Centre.

Public transport  

Finding your way to the Discovery Centre. By bus: Bus number 28 runs between Leeds City Centre and the Discovery Centre. By train: The Discovery Centre is a 2.2 mile walk from Leeds railway station. By car: If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS10 1LB. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676.

Parking  

A large free car park is situated on site with access from Sayner Lane. This includes disabled parking (two designated bays).

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