What's On

With seven floors of galleries to explore, three cinemas including Yorkshire's biggest IMAX screen, and a packed programme of events for both families and adults, you're sure to find something to inspire you. Use the calendar to find out what's on and plan your visit.

Current and upcoming events:





  • From experimenting with light to playing original arcade games, there are always lots of hands on activities for families to enjoy. If you're looking out for special events, sign up for our family newsletter to find out what's coming soon.





  • Reminiscence Sessions

    Our collections, exhibitions and archives provide the stimuli for sharing memories in this informal discussion group.
    FREE | 3 hours | Suitable for ages 55+

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  • Collection Tours

    Join one of our curators on a voyage of discovery, and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at some of the treasures which are not on permanent display.
    FREE | 45 mins | Suitable for ages 12+

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