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Families

Santas Grotto

Children meeting Santa at Abbey House Museum.

2:00pm - 4:00pm every weekend between 8 December 2012 and 23 December 2012.

Drop-in festive fun!

 

Saturdays 2pm - 4pm

Sundays 10am-12 and 2pm-4pm

​Start feeling festive with a visit to see Father Christmas in his Abbey House grotto and don't forget to bring your camera. 

Have fun in our Victorian streets writing your Christmas list and decorate a bauble to take home.

 

Price:   Usual admission applies - Santa's Grotto is £4 per child.

Contact details:   Please contact Abbey House direct if you have any queries.

Additional information:  

 

Abbey House Museum 

Abbey Walk
Kirkstall
Leeds
LS5 3EH

t.   0113 230 5492

Details  

A lively, interactive museum which was short-listed for the Guardian ‘Kids in Museum Family Friendly Award’ in 2011. Wander the beautifully created authentic Victorian streets for a glimpse of life in 19th century Leeds.

Facilities  

Baby change
Cafe
Shop
Education facilities
Picnic area
Play area
Toilets
Parking

Access  

Follow the link on the right for more information about access at Abbey House museum.

Public transport  

Finding your way to Abbey House Museum. By bus: Bus numbers 33, 33a and 757 travel from the city centre to Kirkstall Road. By train: The nearest train station is Headingley which is a 1 mile walk from the Museum. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676. By car: If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS5 3EH.

Parking  

A large free car park is situated next to Abbey House Museum on Abbey Walk. This includes disabled parking.

There is an additional disabled access parking space immediately outside of the museum entrance.

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