Temple Newsam House


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Temple Newsam Rd Off Selby Rd
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS15 0AE
England

  • House: 0113 264 7321
  • Estate: 0113 264 5535

This magnificent Tudor-Jacobean house, was the birthplace of Lord Darnley, infamous husband of Mary Queen of Scots, and for 300 years the home of the Ingram family until it was bought by Leeds from Lord Halifax in 1922. Temple Newsam is home to outstanding collections of fine and decorative arts. Over thirty interiors display great paintings, renowned furniture including masterpieces by Chippendale; sumptuous textiles, silver, porcelain, and Leeds pottery. The House runs regular tours and activities for families. This venue has a Designated Collection of national importance.

Further information

Opening Hours:

March to Sunday 1 November 2015; Tues to Sun 10:30 to 17:00 November 2015 to February 2016; Pre-booked visits and tours

Charges:

House: Adult £3.50, Child (age 5-16) £2.50, Child (under 5) Free, Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £9.00 House & Farm Joint Ticket: Adult £5.75, Child (age 5-16) £3.50, Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £14.50

Discounts:

  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General audio-guide available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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