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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 expandMulti-Sensory Mornings

Join us for a Multi-Sensory Morning at the museum on the following dates. Play in the pop up sensory room with bubble tube, dark tents and light-up toys, and try our multi-sensory crafts in Tiny Tigers.

FREE, drop in

Upcoming dates (all 10am-12pm):

Fri 8 Sept - We take our theme from the life on Earth Gallery this time, with sea shells and sea animal crafts and objects.

Fri 8 Dec - The theme this time is Music and Musical Instruments, to link to the community exhibition Sound Bites

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 the following dates from 10.30- 11.15am in the Thoresby Room on the lower ground floor of the museum.

  • 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
  • 3 Oct - Sea Creatures by Clare Brown, Curator of Natural Science
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See our What's On website for the latest listings

Click to expandMusical workshops

Sign and Sing
Tiny Signers are excited to be returning to Leeds City Museum for singing, puppets, musical instruments, stores, and of course BSL signs.

£4 per child - booking required via Eventbrite

Upcoming dates: Tues 21, 28 Nov; Tues 5, 12 Dec (all 10:30 - 11:30 am)


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

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

£2 per child - booking required via Eventbrite.

Upcoming dates: Tues 5, 12, 19 and 26 Sept (all 1 - 2pm) ​​

Book a ticket on Eventbrite