• Must-see Museums

    From tank museums to pencil collections, we asked Thackray staff what their favourite museums are!

  • NHS Birthday Weekend

    The National Health Service turned 75 this July! Full of costumes, cakes and fun, here's how we chose to celebrate..

  • On the Bench

    Free with a museum ticket from the 22nd July, bring your family to our brand new season of exhibitions and events about the game-changing story of sport and injury.

  • Pride – Ki’s Story

    This Pride, we are looking to raise the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community. This is Ki's story...

  • Cataloguing the Thackray Museum Archive (Part Three)

    From sandals to knee implants, our resident Project Archivist, Robert Curphey is back with another update!

  • Schools at Thackray

    Explore our 11 galleries with our bespoke trails covering curriculum-based areas of history, science, PSHCE and design!

  • Volunteer View: Florence’s Birthday

    Ross Horsley is back to tell us a bit about how Thackray celebrated the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth!

  • Community Spaces at Thackray

    Community is important here at Thackray, so we have opened a space for you, to be used by you. The...

  • Our new cafe partner

    We're delighted to announce a new partnership with the renowned Leeds-based coffee shop, Rabbit Hole Coffee!

  • The Thackray Museum of Medicine wins special award at European Museum of the Year 2023

    Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds has been given a special commendation at European Museum of the Year by the...

  • Volunteer View: Something in Your Eye

    Hi everyone, it’s Thackray’s Volunteering and Access Officer, Ross Horsley, here. This month I’ve teamed up with one of our...

  • Learning to Dissect an Eye

    Words by Joshua Ward Going into my first-ever eye dissection with a professor of pathology having last studied biology at...