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Museum, free entry

Castleford Museum

Castleford Museum


Castleford Museum


Carlton Street,
WF10 1BB

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 23 Mar - Sun 1 Mar In A League of Their Own
Sat 20 Apr Family Fun
Tue 23 Apr Toddler Tuesdays
Sat 27 Apr Family Fun
Tue 30 Apr Toddler Tuesdays
Sat 4 May Family Fun


Step back in time and discover what Castleford was like under Roman rule, celebrate the town's rugby heritage and explore the works of local sculptor Henry Moore at Castleford Museum.

Become a Roman for the day and dress up in Roman armour and play with chariot models, have a special tea party and try on a pair of miner's clogs.

Don't forget to look out for special family fun events taking place throughout the year.

** The museum will be closed from Tuesday 7 May until Saturday 11 May whilst urgent repairs and refurbishments are undertaken. We apologise for any inconvenience. **

Education/study areaFacilities for educational visits

Children welcomeDisabled access

Opening details

Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 09.00am - 5:00pm, Thursday: 09:00 - 5.00pm, Saturday: 09.00am - 4.00pm, Closed: Wednesday & Sunday


Free entry



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

Map reference: SE 429257  Lat: 53.72593 Long: -1.35127

By Road:
Follow signs for Carlton Lanes car-parking, Aire Street. From the car park walk through the Old Market Hall to Carlton Street and turn right.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Castleford Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Castleford Bus Station

Castleford Library is on Carlton Street, next to the Old Market Hall and Opposite the entrance to Carloton Lanes Shopping Centre.


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access