Elsecar Heritage Centre

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Elsecar Heritage Centre: Set in the attractive conservation village of Elsecar, the Heritage Centre is located within the former ironworks and colliery workshops of the Earl Fitzwilliam. Restored buildings now house an antiques centre, individual craft workshops and businesses, children's indoor play centre, Heritage Railway and an exhibition hall which features a year round programme of special events. The Centre also features the only Newcomen type Beam Engine still in its original situ in the world.

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Car

Leave M1 Junction 36, and follow the brown 'Elsecar Heritage' signs. We are only 2 miles away from the motorway.

Train

The Heritage Centre is 10 minutes walk from the Elsecar Village Station. On arriving at the station, turn right at the top of the platform access ramp and follow the main road down the hill until you reach the Centre, next to the Market Inn.
Trains run on a regular service from Leeds, Barnsley, Sheffield, Wakefield and Huddersfield.

Bus

Regular bus service also available from/to Barnsley, Sheffield and Rotherham.

Admission

Opening times:
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Prices:

Entrance Free

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Contact

Address: Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, South Yorkshire, S74 8HJ, UK
Phone: +44 1226 740203
Email: elsecarheritagecentre@barnsley.gov.uk

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