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Abbey House Museum, Leeds
(4.5/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Abbey House Museum in Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England is housed in the gatehouse of the ruined Kirkstall Abbey, a grade II* listed building.

The ground floor of the museum is set out as an area of Victorian streets, illustrating a range of shops and services and including original shop fittings etc. Upstairs galleries feature the history of Kirkstall Abbey, Childhood, and Leeds Social History, as well as temporary exhibitions.
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  • Lovely little place though one exhibition was bigger & better then the other. The Victorian street is great & bigger than expected 
  • This was a trip back in time. The museum is a revelation of times past and an equal to any thing that I have seen with similar presentations across all parts of England. This is a must visit when in L...  more »
  • We visited in June this year and found the free car park and easy walk to the attraction very satisfying. The museum offers discounts fro Leeds card holders and we found the old streets within the bui...  more »
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  • Very interesting museum we all loved the reconstructed Victorian streets. The entrance tickets are a reasonable price. There is a large free car park . And in the adjoining gate house a great cafe.
  • A good museum not the biggest but good the Victorian Street was fun to look around plus crime and punishment section was interesting
  • Really interesting Victorian age museum. Feels like to be in the 19th century, old high street, shops, boutiques. Staff is really friendly. Good for babies as well
  • Great fun for kids. Also good for some local history.
  • Great museum for an hour or two. Liked the gallery exhibition upstairs. Cafe is nice to!