Currently Closed

Our redevelopment is nearly complete and we are set to announce a specific reopening date very soon!

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We’re almost ready…

to welcome back to Thackray Museum of Medicine! With 11 new gallery spaces where you can connect, make sense of, and discover the role we all play in the past, present and future of medicine – we can’t wait to see you again!

In the meantime, you can visit our health heroes website where you’ll find fascinating biographies about some of the most famous pioneers in medical history alongside heartfelt stories of modern-day health heroes submitted by the public.

Got a story you’d like to share?

Nominate your health hero!

Thackray Museum is scheduled to reopen in Autumn 2020.

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  • We had a wonderful experience at the museum, so many interesting things to see and do.

  • Great place, lots to do….A must visit

  • Great fun for all ages!

  • Lots to see and do