Museums and galleries
The Spinners of Aire meet every Wednesday at the Museum. They are a group of spinning enthusiasts who spin on various types of spinning wheels.
Demonstrations are given and explanations and are always keen to welcome new members.
Free, but usual admission applies.
Please contact the museum direct if you have any queries.
Canal RoadArmleyLeedsLS12 2QF
0113 378 3173
Once the world’s largest woollen mills, today this museum presents a fascinating insight into the city’s industrial heritage.
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Follow the link on the right for more information about access at the museum.
Find your way to Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills
By bus: Bus number 5 operates between Leeds Railway Station and Armley Mills Museum.
Bus numbers 33 33A 508 and 757 travel from the city centre to the Vue Cinema complex on Kirkstall Road. Access to Armley Mills is available behind the complex over the foot bridge.
By train: The nearest train station is Burley Park which is a 1 mile walk from the Museum. Leeds Railway Station is 1.6 miles from the museum.
By car: If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS12 2QF.
By foot: Armley mills is around a 30 minute walk from Leeds train station and is also accessible by the Leeds and Liverpool Canal tow path. To walk from the station turn left onto Wellington Street then continue onto Kirkstall Road (A65) for 0.6 miles. Turn left onto Viaduct Road and continue for 0.3 miles then continue onto Canal Road. Armley mills will be on the right.
To access the Leeds and Liverpool Canal tow path from Leeds train station head south on New Station Stret and take the pedestrian tunnel stairs and continue onto Wharf Approach. You will be walking on the canal towpath for about 30 minutes. You can access the museum directly from the canal path or leave the canal at Canal Road and follow the road around. The museum will be on your right.
By bike: It will take you around 20 minutes to cycle from Leeds Train Station - please use the walking directions above. Bike racks are available on site and bikes can be hired from www.bikeandgo.co.uk/locations.php at the city station.
Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676 or visit www.wymetro.com.
There is free parking at the front of the museum with disabled parking immediately outside of the Museum entrance.Additional parking is available in the Vue Cinema complex on Kirkstall Road.
from 16 December 2014
Drop-in family event.
18 December 2014
Leeds City Museum
Talk suitable for adults 18+
Family tour (suitable for children aged 7+).
19 December 2014
Fun for the under 5s and their carers.
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