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image for Workshop/Course item typeArchaeology Finds Lab at Pontefract Castle

Workshop/Course, Mon 21 - Fri 25 Oct 2019, free entry

Finds Lab

Finds Lab

Address

Castle Chain,
Pontefract,
West Yorkshire,
WF8 1QH

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 5 - Wed 30 Oct Archaeology Daily Tours
Mon 21 - Fri 25 Oct Archaeology Finds Lab
Sat 26 - Wed 30 Oct Dig Experience
Sat 26 - Wed 30 Oct Dig Camp
Sat 26 Oct Make A 3D Artefact
Sat 26 Oct Dig Update

Details

Step into the Archaeology Finds Lab and learn all about fabulous finds, amazing artefacts, and what happens to all the freshly-dug discoveries.

You'll get an incredible insight into the lives of the people who once lived at Pontefract Castle – all by getting hands-on with the artefacts they left behind hundreds of years ago!

FREE. Suitable for adults, or families with children aged 12+. Booking is essential.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 21 - Fri 25 Oct 2019 10:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 16:00

Prices

Free entry

Free but booking essential.
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Directions

Plan route to Pontefract Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SE 460222  Lat: 53.69421 Long: -1.30481

By Road:
M62 jct32
Continue onto Park Road (A639)
Turn left onto Southgate (A645)

For car parking:
Turn left onto North Baileygate. Car park located off Beech Hill. WF8 2JF

Disabled car-parking spaces are available at the Castle gates (approach via Spink Lane or Micklegate).

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Monkhill/Baghill Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station

Walk from Pontefract town centre via Horsefair, Micklegate and Castle Chain.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Pontefract, Monkhill station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access