Pontefract Museum

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Contact Details:
Alison Creasey Cultural Development Officer Wakefield Museums Burton Street Wakefield WF1 2DD Tel: 01924 302 700
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Pontefract Museum 5 Salter Row Pontefract 01977 722740

Pontefract Museum is located in the centre of Pontefract, Pontefract Museum offers a warm and friendly welcome. Discover the history of Pontefract told with fascinating objects housed in a beautif...

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Exhibition Trails
Children will complete the trail around the museum independently as they explore the exhibitions. The aim is for children to learn about history, science and the local area through exhibitions and trails in the museums and castles in the Wakefield District. Events aim to inspire children’s creativity, practical skills and enjoyment of culture as they participate in family activities in local museums and castles.
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Age Range: 4 - 12
Normal Number of CU Learning Hours: minutes