10. Leeds (4) City Museum
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Leeds City Museum: Large sections of the museum tell the history of Leeds and lives and livelihood of its citizens through the centuries, but lots of ancient artefacts to view in this interesting museum, well worth a visit and there is a cafe too! in the lower ground floor
Leeds City Museum: Situated across the road from Millennium Square
Leeds City Museum: The Victorian room of objects from Victorian collectors plus the gift shop.
Leeds City Museum: A fine panel of heraldic stained glass.
Leeds City Museum: More stained glass panels of coats of arms
Leeds City Museum: Paintings and photographs of famous people associated with Leeds, West Yorkshire including the playwright, writer and broadcaster Alan Bennett, the unforgettable disc jockey Jimmy Saville of 'Jim'l Fix It' fame, the snooker player Paul Hunter who died so tragically young from cancer at the age of only 27.
Leeds City Museum:
Leeds City Museum: A few fragments of the Lanuvium Marbles
Leeds City Museum: The history of the development of writing including the ancient Egyptians.
Leeds City Museum: The most fascinating display in the museum. Where did we get our language from? Answer - quite a few linear and parallel sources.
Leeds City Museum: Tomb doors from ancient Greece from ~300-100 BC
Leeds City Museum: Greek gravestones from ~500 to 100 BC
Leeds City Museum: In the central auditorium, the Leeds Arena viewing area, above the ground floor is a visual display of five screens which illustrate the history and people of Leeds. You can sit in an upper gallery and watch the world of Leeds go by! This animation gives a crude sample of this most relaxing visual extravaganza!
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