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Pontefract Museum, Pontefract

(4.1/5 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
  • The staff were friendly and helpful. My 2 granddaughter loved it. Local history well presented. If your in Pontefract spend a while looking round 
  • This museum is pretty small but gives a nice overview of the history of Pontefract. I was particularly interested in the liquorice industry and all the information I was seeking is available there. Yo...  more »
  • 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 »
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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.