Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall is a stunning Georgian country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland and beautiful landscaped gardens. It is the perfect day out for all the family.

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Cooper Gallery

Enjoy fine art, special exhibitions and local artists work at the Cooper Gallery, a vibrant creative art-space in the heart of Barnsley.

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Elsecar

Set within the attractive 18th century conservation village of Elsecar, Elsecar Heritage Centre is a unique family attraction and a working hub of industry with workshops, galleries, cafes and the world renowned Newcomen beam engine.

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Experience Barnsley

The incredible story of Barnsley, told through centuries old artefacts, films and recordings donated by local people. Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre is dedicated to the history and people of Barnsley.

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Worsbrough Mill

Worsbrough Mill is a 17th century working water mill set in 240 acres of tranquil Country Park. It is an amazing place to visit, have fun and see history come to life for all the family.

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Online Shop

The Barnsley Museum online shop offers a range of fantastic products and produce from Experience Barnsley, Cannon Hall Musuems, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Cooper Gallery and Worsbrough Mill.

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Latest News

Picasso exhibition to open in Barnsley this weekend

Visitors to Barnsley will be able to view ground breaking work by Picasso for free from this weekend. An exhibition featuring 17 original linocut prints will open at the town centre’s newly transformed Cooper Gallery on Saturday, 21 January. The prints are on loan from the British Museum and it will be the first time that Picasso’s work has been shown in Barnsley.

Cooper Gallery

National Lottery grant set to transform the grounds of Cannon Hall

The grounds of Barnsley’s Cannon Hall will be restored to their former Georgian glory thanks to a grant of almost £3m. The 70 acres of park and gardens surrounding the historic hall in Cawthorne will be transformed using £2,925,200 secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund’s Parks for People programme.

Cannon Hall

‘Light Lines’ winner of National Civic Trust Award

The public artwork commissioned by Barnsley Council to remember the many brave soldiers who fell in the Battle of the Somme, has won a National Civic Trust Award, the only winner in the Yorkshire region.

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