Situated in the grounds of the 12th-century Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey House Museum is Leeds' primary social history museum. With the northwest gatehouse forming the core of the Museum, this site has a long history which is reflected in its displays. With displays covering the Victorian streets of Leeds, childhood and life through the ages, plus an annual special exhibition programme, it is recognised as Leeds' most family friendly museum.
Abbey House Museum, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS5 3EB England
0113 230 5492http://www.leeds.gov.uk/abbeyHouse
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27 February 2021
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