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Local Attractions

PREFFERED Leeds Arena Quarter

With a wide choice of restaurants, bars, clubs, shops, hotel, bowling alley and car park right on the doorstep of the first direct arena... there’s never been as much choice in Leeds vibrant Arena Quarter!

Directly opposite the first direct arena
The Electric Press

Dominating the bustling Millennium Square and a short walk from the first direct arena, the Electric Press is the perfect location for pre and post-concert dinner and drinks.

Only 5 minutes walk from the arena
Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum offers an exciting, fun and interactive day out for all the family. There are six galleries for you to visit. Come and find the Leeds Tiger in the Life on Earth Gallery or get interactive by camouflaging yourself. Discover the mummy of Nesyammun in the Ancient Worlds Gallery or try a game of Greek Gods and Goddesses Top Trumps.

Only 5 minutes walk from the Arena
Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery offers you the chance to see work by some of the most important national and international artists all for free. It is home to one of the most signi¬ficant collections of 20th century British art in the country and offers a changing programme of exhibitions and displays throughout the year.

Only 5 minutes walk from the arena
Kirkstall Abbey

Explore one of the most complete examples of a medieval Cistercian abbey in Britain. Set in wonderful parkland along the banks of the River Aire, Kirkstall Abbey boast historic architecture amid a haven of wildlife and greenery

Free Parking
Royal Armouries

Home to Britain's national collection of arms and armour, the Royal Armouries Museum houses a world-renowned collection of over 75,000 objects. On 30 March 1996, the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds opened to the public. The new building, designed by architect Derek Walker, is the headquarters of the Royal Armouries complex of museums, and houses the majority of the museum’s collections.

Thackray Medical Museum

The Thackray Museum in Leeds is a museum of the history of medicine adjacent to St James's Hospital. Since it opened in 1997 it has won "Museum of the Year" and other awards. The multi-award winning Thackray Museum is a fantastic day out, transporting you into a living experience of health and medicine, past, present and future.

Tropical World

Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of Leeds’ most popular family attractions which offers a unique opportunity to explore the habitats of the Tropics and other hot places from around the world. It includes jungle, desert, nocturnal and aquatic habitats with plants and animals such as crocodiles, lemurs, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous family of meerkats complete with babies!

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The only one of its kind, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an international centre for modern and contemporary art, experienced and enjoyed by thousands of visitors every year

Leeds Discovery Centre

Explore a state-of-the-art museum storage facility, storing and protecting over one million fascinating objects. From elephant skulls to a medieval log boat, mummy bandages and meteorites, the Discovery Centre offers a unique opportunity for hands-on exploration into the natural world, human history and ingenuity

Leeds Industrial Museum

Leeds Industrial Museum contains exhibits from 18th century to the present day and tells the history of manufacturing in Leeds, including textiles, clothing, printing and engineering.