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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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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Events & Exhibitions


Latest News

Cannon Hall wedding winners announced

The winners of Cannon Hall’s wedding weekend prize have been announced. Adam Beasley and his bride Claire Medlam, both from Barnsley, won the highly sought after prize. It included a discounted wedding at the stunning Georgian country house and a bottle of champagne.

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Antique cannon on display at Cannon Hall

A pair of antique decorative cannon will be proudly on display at Cannon Hall, the stunning Georgian country house, during the bank holiday weekend. Lovingly restored as part of the Hall’s Cannon! at Cannon event, visitors will have a unique opportunity to inspect the magnificent pieces. Beautifully crafted the cannon are cast with intricate designs of eagles and other detail.

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Vikings have landed in Barnsley

Viking warriors will be taking over the town’s award winning museum this Saturday. To celebrate Experience Barnsley’s latest exhibition, Heroes: Viking kings, conquerors and explorers, a band of Nordic idols will be roaming the galleries. Here they will be telling tales of their fierce battles and disclosing fascinating secrets about their eventful lives. People are invited to come to the free family fun day where there will be lots of activities taking place as well as storytelling, crafts and an authentic Viking longboat.

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