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 Museum Minis

Join us at Leeds City Museum with your museum mini for a series of activities that help your little ones discover the museum and its collections! 

Try out the Museum Minis Trail, a free guide for toddlers to help them explore the museum. We also run weekly Tiny Tigers craft sessions on Friday mornings, so drop by and join the creative fun. 

We also have special workshops to enjoy within the atmospheric museum galleries and baby-friendly curator talks for parents. 

Come on in and explore!

Click to expandThroughout the year



Create: Tiny Tigers
Fridays, 10am-11.45am

Craft activities every Friday for the under 5s and their carers from
(Free, drop in)

Click to expandBaby Friendly Curator Talks

Free baby-friendly talks from our curators for parents and carers with babies and toddlers. 

These talks are only for parents and guardians with their babies, so there’s no need to worry about disturbing other guests. Free movement during the talks with a craft station, toys and books in the room for added entertainment. There is room for pushchairs, and nappy changing and toilet facilities close by.

FREE - drop-in

Coming up in 2017:

Sessions run on Thursdays from 10.30- 11.15am in the Thoresby Room on the lower ground floor of the museum.

  • 16 Mar - Childhood in Victorian and early 20th century Leeds
  • 1 June - Dino Parents by Neil Owen, Geology Curator.
  • 6 July - Magical Minibeasts by Clare Brown, Curator of Natural Science.
  • 14 Dec - Food and Drink with Nicola Pullan, Curator of Social History

See our What's On website for the latest listings

Click to expandMuseum Minis Movies

Museum Minis Movies are our special film screenings designed for parents, guardians and your museum minis. We show family friendly films linked to the museum galleries and collections.

£2 per person (under 1s are free).

Drop in.  No booking required.

What happens at these screenings?

These screenings are only for parents and guardians and their babies. So there’s no need to worry about disturbing other guests whilst the film is on.

Free movement during the screening and higher light levels with a craft station at the back of the room for added entertainment. There is room for your pushchairs, and nappy changing and toilet facilities close by.

Check our What's On website for the latest listings

Click to expandMusical workshops

Tiny Signers
Tiny Signers are excited to be returning to Leeds City Museum for singing, puppets, musical instruments, stores, and of course BSL signs. Sessions will take place in the For All Seasons exhibition.

FREE - booking required via Eventbrite

Upcoming dates: 9, 16 March (all 10.30-11.30)


Mini Maestros
Join Mini Maestros for creative, fun music classes at the museum.

For children aged 2+ but younger siblings are welcome too. 

FREE - booking required via Eventbrite.

Upcoming dates: 20, 27 April; 4, 11, 18, 25 May (All 10.30-11.30)

Book a ticket on Eventbrite