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Nostell looks after one of the first longcase clocks made by the famous inventor, John Harrison.
Join in a year of ‘Clock Work’ celebrations to mark the 300th birthday of this ticking treasure, including the brand new exhibition, ‘The Clock Stops’.
You’ll be able to get up close to this historical treasure and peer inside at the handcrafted wooden mechanism that’s stood the test of time. Unravel the story of its maker, John Harrison, from his humble beginnings to solving the greatest scientific challenge of his age; the longitude problem.
Fancy yourself as a clock craftsperson? Have a go at putting together cogs and levers to see exactly what makes a clock tick.
|Sat 25 Mar - Sun 29 Oct 2017||10:00 to 17:00|
Normal admission charges to the house apply.
- Unique Experiences
SE 407171 53.64883 -1.38574
On the A638
5 miles south east of Wakefield towards Doncaster.
Sat Nav postcode: WF4 1QA
£3.00 for all day parking
By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: 485, 496, 498 from Wakefield Bus Station
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- National Trust Property
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Wheelchairs available
- Accepts groups