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Visiting the Henry Moore Institute

Discover our contemporary art space in Leeds city centre’s cultural hub.

We welcome everyone to visit our galleries, research library & archive to experience, study and enjoy sculpture from around the world.

Opening times

We are open year round, free of charge


Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00–17:00

Sculpture Research Library

Monday to Friday, 10:00–17:00

Archive of Sculptors’ Papers

Tuesday to Friday, by prior appointment

Bank holidays

We will be closed on Monday 28 August for the Summer bank holiday.

Current exhibitions

Michael E. Smith


Michael E. Smith

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Main Galleries
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
A Site for Sculpture: Building the Institute

Library display

A Site for Sculpture: Building the Institute

Sculpture Research Library
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Research library & archive

Schools, families & groups


We aim to make our exhibitions, collections, facilities and services accessible to the widest possible audience.

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Getting here

Find us in the centre of Leeds, next door to Leeds Art Gallery on The Headrow. We’re only a few minutes’ walk from Millennium Square, Leeds City Museum and the shopping areas of Briggate, Leeds Trinity and the Victoria Quarter.


Directions & parking

Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow

United Kingdom


T:  01132 467 467

About the Institute


The Henry Moore Institute has been delivering world-class sculpture exhibitions in Leeds for over 30 years.

Learn more about our history, our striking architectural design, and our past exhibition programme here.


Our history