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Families

Splat! Science and play time

Abbey House Museum

10:00am - 12:00pm every Wednesday between 23 July 2014 and 27 August 2014.

Family activities.

 

Join us at Abbey House to explore, create and have lots of science fun every Wednesday of the summer holidays.

Each week has a different theme and there will be a variety of activities suitable for all ages.

No scientific knowledge is necessary just lots of playful curiosity!

Please note this activity will also run at 2pm until 4pm.

Price:   Free, but usual admission applies.

Contact details:   For specific event enquiries, please contact us on 0113 230 5492 or email abbey.house@leeds.gov.uk for more details.

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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