Experience Barnsley

Situated in Barnsley's historic Town Hall, Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre is dedicated to the history and people of Barnsley. Visitors will uncover the incredible story of Barnsley told through centuries-old artefacts, documents, films and recordings that have been donated by people living and working in the borough.

Unique, hands-on and interactive exhibits encourage visitors to explore the people and places of Barnsley, ultimately leading them to discover a town with amazing stories and a rich and diverse heritage.

Experience Barnsley is a fun, exciting and interesting day out for all the family.

Please visit the Experience Barnsley website to find out about: 

  • Experience Barnsley Museum
  • Archives and Discovery Centre
  • Learning Lab
  • Activities and events
  • Opening times
  • Exhibitions
  • News
  • Collections