Culture

Overview & description

Wander the beautifully created authentic Victorian streets for a glimpse of life in 19th century Leeds at Abbey House Museum.

As a fun, family-friendly and interactive museum, Abbey House Museum is a great day out for all the family. Wander the recreated Victorian streets of Leeds and enter the enchanted shops and houses to discover what life was really like in the 1850s.

Interesting and rare 19th century toys, games and dolls are on display in the Childhood Galleries and on special event days you can see people in traditional Victorian costume. Family fun continues with our huge range of activities including Muddy Monkeys, fun free messy and imaginative craft play activities for under 5s.

A Woman’s Place? exhibition, open until 31 December 2018, features stories and objects from strong pioneering Leeds women such as suffragette Leonora Cohen and Olympic boxer Nicola Adams, from 1860 to the present day. Discover how everyday life has changed for women in the home, school and workplace. Special events and talks will be taking place throughout the duration of the exhibition.

After your visit to the museum, why not have a wander around our lovely garden or cross over the road to see the stunning Kirkstall Abbey.​

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Prices

Type Price
Adult £4.95
Child £2.50
Concession £4.00
Children Under 5 FREE
Family £10.50
Group £4.00 per person

Facilities available at Abbey House Museum

  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Child Friendly
  • Indoor
  • Card Payment

Awards

  • accredit