Pontefract Museum is situatedin Pontefract town centre and is packed full of life, history and artefacts tracing the history of the growth of Pontefract Town, from medieval times to the Civil War, to ...

Pontefract Museum
5 Salter Row West Yorkshire WF8 1BA
Pontefract

Pontefract Museum


Pontefract Museum is situatedin Pontefract town centre and is packed full of life, history and artefacts tracing the history of the growth of Pontefract Town, from medieval times to the Civil War, to working in the liquorice factories, to life in a workhouse; and a room dedicated to the local glass industry. The museum is a short walk from Pontefract Castle.

Our family-friendly offer

Families can discover how the town of Pontefract has developed over time through the many varied artefacts on display. For our younger visitors ride our resident rocking horse, build a liquorice inspired tower and play at our market stall.

Accessibility

The museum galleries and toilets are all on one level.

Our Physical Events

In light of the coronavirus emergency, please contact us directly to check if events are going ahead.

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