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Pontefract Museum

Salter Row, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 1BA

Pontefract Museum, Salter Row, Pontefract, West Yorkshire
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Pontefract Museum is set in a flamboyant Art Nouveau building with many original furnishings that was originally a Carnegie free library. The museum traces the history of Pontefract, from the civil war, the liquorice factories to life in a workhouse. Also on display is a room dedicated to Knottingley Glass, coins from the English Civil War and maps showing how the area has developed. There is also a touring temporary exhibition programme.

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Information on Pontefract Museum , Salter Row , Pontefract

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 10:00-16:30, Sat 10:30-16:30. Closed Xmas Day.
Admission: Free.
Child Friendly:  Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly: No
Location: Centre of town, next door to the library.
Facilities: Full disabled access, Shop


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