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Pontefract Museum, Pontefract
(4.2/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
Charting the history of Pontefract and the people that have lived, worked and played here this exhibition boasts the world’s first secret ballot box, a golden lion and a pair of liquorice roller boots!

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TripAdvisor
  • This museum has recently been renovated, part of it is very historical but the other part is very modernistic and displays lots of painting, great definition of difference of times here. Lots of activ...  more »
  • Allways used to go here when I was a kid loved it and now I take my kids here allways interesting exebitions plus Pontefract past exhibits. 
  • This is a small museum, but it's interesting, and admission is free. If you're in Pontefract it is well worth visiting. There's a small gift shop, and they have a good range of information leaflets ab...  more »
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  • Stunning painting of how Ponte Castle used to look back in the day before Cromwell levelled it.
  • Beautiful example of art nouveau architecture.