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Museums and galleries

Smart Cities: Bridging Physical and Digital

9 November 2012 - 10 November 2012

Experience for yourself how new technologies are revolutionizing the city and the way we live


This exhibition is being held on November 9th and 10th as part of the 2012 Festival of Social Science. Its aim is to demonstrate how the latest innovations in research and technology are revolutionizing the urban landscape and our experience of it.

Through interactive exhibits, developed by the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy (University of Leeds) and the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (University College London), you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the latest technologies and see for yourself how cities are becoming ‘smarter’ and more habitable.

So be part of it. See how science is shaping our world and play a part in shaping science!​

Price:   The event is free and geared towards people of all ages and backgrounds.

Contact details:   Contact Amy O’Neill at the University of Leeds for more information about this event.  Email: a.oneill@leeds.ac.uk  Telephone: 0113 343 7992.

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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