How to get to Pontefract Museum

  • The museum is located a few minutes’ walk from the town centre.

    Public Transport:

    Pontefract Museum is a 3-minute walk from Pontefract Bus station, 9-minute walk from Pontefract Baghill Rail Station, 12-minute walk from Pontefract Tanshelf Rail Station and 14-minute walk from Pontefract Monkhill Rail Station. For details about local buses and trains please see Metro.

    By Car and Coach:

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The nearest long stay car park can be found at Newgate South car park at WF8 1DP. Short stay parking is also available at Tesco or Morrisons on Stuart Road WF8 1BT.

For details of alternative parking in Pontefract please go to Car parks in Pontefract.

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