20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Crofton Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Crofton

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Crofton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 100 Crofton museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Girls colouring at The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Hepworth Wakefield has over 1,600 sq m of light-filled gallery spaces, making it one of the largest exhibition spaces outside of the capital and...

Boy looking at crocodile at Wakefield Museum

Wakefield Museum

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Wakefield Museum the main displays tell the story of Wakefield's history and that of the people who shaped it. No boring chronology here! Themes s...

Mum and daughter drawing at Castleford Museum

Castleford Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Castleford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Castleford Museum enjoys a playful look at the history of the town, creating a space for arts, crafts and intrigue on the top floor of the local libr...

Kids doing hands on activities at Cooper Gallery in Barnsley

Cooper Gallery

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Easily accessible in the heart of Barnsley town centre, the Cooper Gallery is the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon with the family. It has...

Kids colouring at Experience Barnsley

Experience Barnsley

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Experience Barnsley is a Museum and Discovery Centre dedicated to the people and history of Barnsley. The Museum and Discovery Centre are located in...

Kids holding rocks at National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield

National Coal Mining Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Go on an adventure 140m underground at the National Coal Mining Museum. It’ll give the family a chance to see a century old tradition usually hidden...

Outside view of Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum in Leeds

Thwaite Watermill

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Thwaite Watermill, nestled on an island with beautiful riverside surroundings, is one the last remaining examples of a water powered mill in Britain!...

Kids playing at Cannon Hall Museum, Park And Gardens in Barnsley

Cannon Hall Museum, Park And Gardens

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens provides the perfect family day out. This stunning Georgian country house offers a variety of children's activit...

Girl on bike at Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park in Barnsley

Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Children will have a great day out exploring the stunning surroundings of Worsbrough Mill and its 240 acre nature reserve. While taking a stroll they...

Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park

Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park offers a fun, fascinating, and free day out for the family with plenty to discover. Bagshaw Museum, housed in an extra...

Hall of Steel at Royal Armouries Leeds

Royal Armouries Leeds

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Learn about swords and armour from around the world and make sure you catch one of the displays of jousting, falconry and horsemanship, all at the Ro...

Outside view of The Tetley in Leeds

The Tetley

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Tetley is a contemporary arts centre where you can see the latest in modern art under the roof of the historic art deco building of former Tetley...

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fancy yourself a bit of a culture vulture? Take your little ones to visit Leeds Art Gallery; it’s one of the best contemporary art galleries in the c...

Outside view of Thackray Museum in Leeds

Thackray Medical Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Does your little one want to be a doctor when they grow up? With 9 interactive galleries to experience, the Thackray Medical Museum is an absolutely...

Family at Elsecar Heritage Centre in Barnsley

Elsecar Heritage Centre

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Elsecar Heritage Centre is built on the site of industrial workshops dating to the 1800s and the charmingly restored historical buildings now house a...

Outside view of Leeds City Museum in Leeds

Leeds City Museum

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get interactive at Leeds City Museum. Dig up some fossils or take a walk with the Egyptians in one of many of the museums interactive galleries. Keep...

Girls at Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, housed in what was once the largest woollen mill in the world in a beautiful riverside setting, will take yo...

Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Eureka! The National Children's Museum4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Halifax
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is for parents who want their children to be curious about the world around them. The UK’s only fully interact...

Outside view of Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park in Huddersfield

Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park

  • Huddersfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park is great for a fascinating and fun day out, with plenty for everyone to enjoy, and it's free to visit! The museum...

Kitchen at Cusworth Hall and Park in Doncaster

Cusworth Hall and Park

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cusworth Hall and Park offers plenty to see and do with the kids, is open throughout the year, and it's free to visit! The Museum has an extensive co...

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