Free entry Family friendly


Explore 15,000 years of local history at Castleford Museum! See amazing objects left behind by prehistoric tribes and Roman soldiers. Find out how coal mined locally powered potteries and glassworks in the industrial revolution.

Discover what life was like under Roman rule and marvel at the ancient objects. Did you know that Castleford was originally a Roman fort and settlement? Find out more about what is hidden beneath the current town.

Find out more about the 2300 year old Iron Age chariot and the man who was buried beneath it.

Celebrate the town’s rich rugby heritage. From the formation of the earliest teams to the superstars of today, allow yourself to get misty-eyed with pride as you delve into the history of this very northern sport.

Immerse yourself in the life of local sculptor Henry Moore (born and bred in the town!) as you get up close to his stunning works.

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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

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Hearing Aid Loop
  • Relaxed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

Carlton Street, Castleford, WF10 1BB




Venue Facilities

  • Good To Go
  • Toilets