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Wakefield Museum

Wakefield Museum,Wakefield Information
The Museum re-opened in 2000, after a major refurbishment and redisplay of exhibits. It now provides a fully interactive experience, such as constructing a Roman pot or trying your hand at knitting. In the Charles Waterton Gallery you can experience the 'feely' tree, walk through a rain forest - and even play on a space invaders machine. There are videos, including a personal view by Sir David Attenborough, and Wakefield in the 1920s. We also have a computer featuring over 8,000 photographs of the Wakefield District.
Wakefield Museum,Wakefield Address
Wakefield Museum
Wakefield One
3 Burton Street
Map and Directions
Wakefield Museum,Wakefield Telephone No.
01924 305356
Wakefield Museum,Wakefield Fax. No.
01924 305353
All year Mon-Sat 10.30-16.30 Sun 14.00-16.30. Also Bank Hol in Spring & Summer. Closed Christmas & New Year
Baby Changing Facilities
disabled facilities
Disabled Access
Guide Dogs Allowed
Explore the sights and sounds of the rain forest as you enter the world of Wakefield explorer and early conservationist Charles Waterton. Discover more about Wakefield's history in the 'Story Of Wakefield' gallery. This chronicles life in Wakefield and the surrounding area from the earliest stone age hunters to today's Westgate Run.
  • All Weather Attraction
  • Allow Half A Day For Visit
  • Family Friendly
  • Gift Shop Or Shop