Abbey House Museum
Abbey House Museum in Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England is housed in the gatehouse of the ruined 12th-century Kirkstall Abbey, and is a Grade II* listed building. The house is 3 miles (4.8 km) north west of Leeds city centre on the A65 road.
The museum opened in July 1927. The ground floor is set out as an area of Victorian streets, illustrating a range of shops and services and including original shop fittings etc. Upstairs, galleries feature the history of Kirkstall Abbey, childhood, and Leeds social history, as well as temporary exhibitions.
The paranormal TV programme Most Haunted visited the Abbey House Museum in the first episode of Series 19. The crew experienced apparent paranormal incidents which included knocking and a piano playing by itself.
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- Historic England. "Gatehouse at Kirkstall Abbey (Abbey House Folk Museum) (Grade II*) (1256646)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
- "Abbey House Museum". www.leeds.gov.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
- "BBC - Leeds Features - Abbey House Museum". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
- "Most Haunted - what time is it on TV? Episode 1 Series 19 cast list and preview". RadioTimes. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
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