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Wakefield Museum, Wakefield

(3.1/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Discover Wakefield's fascinating history: be transported to the rainforest (watch out for the caiman underfoot!); step into a Victorian kitchen; peep into a prison cell; let the children play in teh 'front room'; ride the rhubarb express!

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TripAdvisor
  • this is less of a museum and more of a room of artifacts. very small although does have some interesting bits in it. They do however do great kids activities, usually for free, in the holidays 
  • It is free, good for indoor activities on rainy day- Got cafe close by and libary. Enjoy look round and learn few things 
  • I liked seeing the old crocodile skeleton and the nature but wasn't so bothered about the rest of it. 
Google
  • A bit New not really eye catching
  • Loved it