Barnsley Museums

Cannon Hall Museum
Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre, Town Hall, Church Street, Barnsley S70 2TA.

For other sites see website or download Education Programmes PDF (links below).

Opening Times:

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At Barnsley Museums we believe in learning through doing, using senses, investigating and above all having fun.

Contact Details:, 01226 772500, 01226 242905, 01226 790279, 01226 774527, 01226 740293

Learning Programmes:

Large range of sessions at Barnsley Museums for example:

Victorian Kitchen/Servant

Let's get digital!

The Romans are Coming!

Coal not Dole - Women Against Pit Closures

Mono printing

Wire drawing

Home Front

The Slave Trade

Creative Writing


Experience Barnsley: the history and people of Barnsley.

Cooper Gallery: Nineteenth Century art, contemporary exhibitions.

Worsbrough Mill: working flour mill.

Cannon Hall Museum: Ceramics and Victorian period rooms.

Elsecar Heritage Centre: a working hub of industry.

Barnsley Museums

Associated Resources

Hidden Stories, Slavery and Barnsley

Hidden Stories, Slavery and Barnsley

Barnsley, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Stereotypes Read More »
Surviving Shell Shock in the First World War

Surviving Shell Shock in the First World War

George Burnett's story leads into an overview of shell shock in WW1 Read More »

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