image for Festival item typeThe History of Rhubarb at Wakefield Museum

Festival, Mon 2 Oct 2017 - Fri 22 Jun 2018, free entry

The History of Rhubarb

The History of Rhubarb


Museums Team

01924 302700


Wakefield One,
Burton Street,

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 2 Oct - Fri 22 Jun The History of Rhubarb
Sat 7 Oct - Fri 22 Jun A Day in the Life
Thu 1 Mar Meet the Curator
Thu 15 Mar Adult Workshop - Find Your Passion, Sugar Work
Thu 5 Apr Meet the Curator
Thu 3 May Meet the Curator


Visiting the Festival of Food, Drink & Rhubarb in February 2018?

Don’t forget to visit Wakefield Museum only a short walk away from the main festival area.

Learn some of the history behind the famous rhubarb plant, the mysterious rhubarb triangle and the traditions of an industry that we celebrate today.

Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 2 Oct 2017 - Fri 22 Jun 2018


Free entry



See location of Wakefield Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 330209  Lat: 53.68351 Long: -1.50182

By Road:
Follow signs for Wakefield City Centre. Located behind Wakefield's County Hall.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups