Industrial Heyday

Calendar Icon Mon 29 Jul 2024 - Fri 02 Aug 2024
Clock 10:00 - 15:00
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Explore objects from some of Castleford’s biggest industries – the potteries, glassworks and mining!


Find out how important these industries were to peoples lives beyond work.


Design a translucent glass object to exhibit at the ‘Great Glass Exhibition’ of 1851 .


Re-invent the traditional toby jug – what would it look like today?


Make a new sports trophy to celebrate your triumphs.


*Friday 2 August is an SEND relaxed sessions:


SEND families are always welcome at all Wakefield Museums & Castles‘ sessions.


Castleford Museum are also running these SEND sessions for visitors who benefit from a more relaxed atmosphere.


The sessions will be run with more sensory activities and more focus on independent learning.


There will be a lower light level. A sensory tent and ear defenders are available.


Venue opening hours

Monday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : Closed

Thursday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday : 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

    Access facilities

  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Relaxed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Event sessions

Industrial Heyday

29th July 2024
10:00 - 15:00
30th July 2024
10:00 - 15:00
1st August 2024
10:00 - 15:00
2nd August 2024
10:00 - 15:00
SEND

Venue Details

Find us at

Carlton Street, Castleford, WF10 1BB

Phone

01977722085

Email

museums@wakefield.gov.uk