I wasn't expecting this museum to be as good as it was and have always visited Kirkstall Abbey across the road instead, but this place is brilliant! The downstairs part of the museum is the Victorian Street which allows you become immersed in the history. You can walk into or look into most of the 'shops' and 'houses' and get a feel for what it would have been like to live in Victorian Leeds. I particularly liked the 'Hark to Rover' pub. Upstairs is the 'Yorkshire' collection and the 'Childhood' section, both of which are excellent collections. The museum looks tiny from the outside but is actually like a tardis with loads to see inside.
The staff on the day we visited were welcoming and helpful, giving us extra information when we asked. We didn't have any children with us but staff were engaging with other children in the museum really well and directing them towards the activities specifically put on for children.
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