Closure notice

Abbey House Museum is closed under national government restrictions. Experience Leeds Museums & Galleries from home and support the us by browsing our online shop. Please stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

A family-friendly museum exploring social history and childhood in Victorian era Leeds.

Sounds of Our City


Sounds of Our City tells the story of how the different musical styles and places of Leeds interact. Discover instruments and  equipment made in Leeds and explore the different venues associated with music in the city over the past 200 years.

Explore the exhibition online and visit it in person at Abbey House Museum.

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