How to get to Wakefield Museum

  • Public Transport:

    The museum is a 2-minute walk from Westgate Railway Station, 0.9mile (20-minute walk) from Kirkgate Station, and less than half a mile (8-minute walk) from Wakefield Bus Station. A free city bus runs every 10 minutes via the bus station from both Kirkgate and Westgate Railway stations and stops outside the museum.

    For details about local buses and trains please see Metro.

    By Car and Coach:

    Easily accessible from the M1 via Junction 40 along the A638 or Junction 41 along the A650. Use WF1 2EB in your sat nav. Get directions with Google Maps


The nearest car park can be found at Merchant Gate next to Westgate Railway station at WF1 2QN.
Alternative parking in Wakefield


Create Café can be found opposite Wakefield Museum within the main Wakefield One building. Create serves fresh and locally sourced food and drink. Please call 01924 223330 to check opening hours.

All Press and Media enquiries for any of our sites should be made to the Press Office at

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