Explore the sights and sounds of the rain forest as you enter the world of Wakefield explorer and early conservationist Charles Waterton. Follow his journey through South America and see the unique collection of rare species that he preserved for future generations. Discover how he founded the world's first nature reserve. Find out more about Wakefield's history in the Story of Wakefield gallery. This chronicles life in Wakefield and surrounding area from the earliest Stone Age hunters to today's Westgate Run.
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Disabled access : Wakefield Museum is accessible to wheelchair users. Opening Times : Opening Times: Monday-Saturday 10.30am-4.30pm; Sunday 2.00pm-4.30pm.