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Thwaite Lane
LS10 1RP

Tel: 0113 3782983


Local transport information:

By bus: The 110 runs between Leeds bus station and Thwaite Mills Watermill. 

By train: The Mill is 2.5 miles from Leeds Railway Station.

By car: Thwaite Mills is very close to the M1 (junction 43 from the South, junction 44 from the North). 

Contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676 or visit

Parking: There is free parking at the front of the museum, with disabled parking immediately outside the entrance.



Free WIFI within the shop and visitor centre. To get online, select Leeds Free Wi-Fi.


Thwaite Mills is a dog-friendly site and we welcome well-behaved dogs on leads.

  • Mondays - closed except for bank holidays.

    Tuesday - Friday: Open 10:00 - 17:00 during Leeds LEA school holidays. (Last admission 15:30)

    Saturday - Sunday: 13:00 - 17:00. (Last admission 15:30)

    For details of school holiday dates* see:
  • Baby change

  • Education facilities

  • Picnic area

  • Shop

  • Tea and coffee facilities

  • Toilets

  • Vending machine

  • Adult
  • Concession
  • Membership
    Admission is free to members of the Leeds Art Fund, the Museums Association, Friends of Leeds City Museums and the National Arts Collection Fund. 
  • Child
    £1.90 Children under 5 years are free. 
  • Family
  • Group
    The concessionary rate applies per person for pre-booked groups of 10 or more. 
  • Max card
    General admission is free 
  • Leeds card
    Adult: £3.00. Concessions: (LX, Over 60 & 60 Extra) £2.30. Child: (Breeze Card) £1.45. Family: £6.40 Leedscard family rate applicable where anybody in the party offers a Leedscard or Breeze card. Please make sure you have your card with you.  

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