Collections

Barnsley's museum and archive collections include fine and decorative art, social and industrial history, archaeology, archival documents and photographs, local studies literature and sound and film. 

If you would like to make an enquiry about the collections, please email artsmuseumsandarchives@barnsley.gov.uk

 

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Worsbrough Mill

Mill machinery, 2013

Miller Terry controls the millstones using technology which has changed little for hundreds of years.

Cannon Hall

Art Nouveau style vase

Art Nouveau style vase made of glass by Emile Gallé, late 19th Century

Cannon Hall

Ceramic Vase

'Cannon Hall' ceramic vase made by Sian Leeper for Moorcroft, 2007

Worsbrough Mill

Worsbrough Mill, 1625

The original mill was built in 1625. The mill cottage followed in the 1700s and three-storey mill extension in the 1840s.

Cannon Hall

Bronze ‘Pan’ figurine

Bronze ‘Pan’ figurine made by Gertrude Spencer-Stanhope, c. 1900

Cannon Hall

Oak and copper smoker’s cabinet

Oak and copper smoker’s cabinet made by Shapland & Petter, c. 1900

Experience Barnsley

1970s MINISTERIAL RED BOX

The design of these lead-lined boxes have changed little since the 1860s. They're designed to keep ministerial documents safe. This one belonged to Lord Roy Mason, MP for the Barnsley constituencyfrom 1953 - 1983. Photo © Norman Taylor

Elsecar

Thriving industrial village

Hundreds came to live here as the village thrived. Many stories have been passed down through generations.

Elsecar

The Girl Pat

Many remember the rowing boat that was set up on the reservoir in the 1940s.

Experience Barnsley

Roman coin of Crispina

Roman coin of Crispina, wife of Commodus, AD 180-183