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Wakefield Museum, Wakefield

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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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Where to stay in Wakefield

The area surrounding All Saints Wakefield Cathedral is scenic and central, while a modern hotel outside the center offers deals on nightly rates. Consider a self-catered rental apartment in the residential areas circling the city center.
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  • Having been to story time with my kids (5&3) we thought we'd stop by the museum as it is in the same building. It is small but free and the exhibits are good. There were lots of interactive things tha...  more »
  • Good place to utilise time with young children. Regular events in holiday time and changing exhibits. Small museum but covers a lot of Wakefield's history. Free. Fascinated by crocodile in floor - und...  more »
  • When I visited the museum I initially thought the planners had forgotten about it until near the end and found a storage room to squeeze it into rather than redesign the whole building. If you are vis...  more »
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  • Small but it kept the kids entertained for several hours
  • Clean and bright. Join and get a book
  • A bit New not really eye catching
  • Loved it