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Abbey House Museum information
Across the road from Kirkstall Abbey, the Abbey House Museum, once the Great Gate House to the abbey, contains meticulously reconstructed shops and houses recalling Victorian Leeds. The impressive attention to detail is lit by flickering candlelike light. Children will enjoy it, and there are displays giving an interesting insight into monastic life as well.