Tours & Groups

Guided tours and group visits

Abbey House Museum is a wonderful place for a guided tour or group visit. Wander the Victorian streets and discover our incredible collection of children’s toys and memorabilia.

Life in Victorian Leeds at Abbey House Museum

Fridays between March and November

Our guided tour takes you through the museum’s authentically re-created Victorian streets for a glimpse at what life was like in 19th century Leeds.

Several people being led on a tour by a guide

Your guide will take you through the shops, pub and businesses that were part of the city over 100 years ago.

The tour of the Victorian streets takes approximately 45 minutes.

Once the guided tour has finished, we invite you to discover the rest of the museum at your leisure, including the latest exhibition. Afterwards, take a break in the beautiful surroundings of The Gatehouse Cafe where a Colonel North lunch will be served.

We recommend allowing 1.5 hours for your visit, not including lunch.

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Monks, Mead and Medieval Leeds at Kirkstall Abbey

While you’re in the area, why not discover the guided tour available nearby at Kirkstall Abbey.

Our guided tour with resident monk Bernard takes you through the majestic ruins of Kirkstall Abbey.

Discover the incredible history of the medieval abbey, find out why the monks made Kirkstall their home and enjoy a traditional taster of mead.

Monk giving a guided tour to a group of visitors