Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre

Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre
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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.

Admission to the Museum and Discovery Centre is free.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Monday to Friday
9am to 4pm

10am to 4pm

11am to 4pm

Admission charges


Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Service Please! The co-op in Barnsley

  • 6 July — 27 September 2015 *on now

Step back in time and explore the Barnsley British Co-operative society through a Heritage Lottery Funded project.

We want to record your stories and memories about the Co-op. You can get involved in the exhibition and events by loaning your Co-op memorabilia. Do you remember your divi share number?

Contact us at experiencebarnsley@barnsley.gov.uk to get involved.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly



Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre
Town Hall
Church Street
South Yorkshire
S70 2TA





01226 773950

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