Free entry Family friendly

Opening hours

Monday : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday : 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday : Closed

Venue Facilities

Good To Go

Toilets

Step inside the beautiful Art Nouveau building to discover a world where liquorice and voting collide, where we celebrate the captivating stories of Pontefract, its people, and the history of its once mighty castle.


Other highlights at the museum include The Ackworth Hoard (made up of 52 gold coins, 539 silver coins and a gold ring, all dating from the Civil War and The Pontefract Gallery, telling the story of Pontefract and its people, which boasts the world's first secret ballot box and a unique display of objects related to liquorice.