Cusworth Hall Museum and Park

View of Cusworth Hall external
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Cusworth Hall has been described as a jewel in Doncaster’s crown. A beautiful Grade 1 listed 18th century country house in acres of historic parkland with lakes, plantations and pleasure ground with dramatic views across the town and home to amazing social history collections, which illustrate the way people lived worked and entertained themselves over the last two hundred years.

This historic site was extensively restored between 2003 - 2007 visitors can experience a wealth of architecture, heritage, landscape history, wildlife and exhibitions, events and activities. There is also an excellent tea room and shop, everything you need for a memorable day out.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Museum

Opening hours

Monday to Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30
Saturday and Sunday 10:30 - 16:15
Closed Thursdays and Fridays
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
Opening times may vary throughout the year, please check before visiting

Admission charges

Admisssion is free for Cusworth Hall Museum

social history

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Land Transport, Medicine, Music, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Nurses and patients at a country house military hospital

Estate of War: Doncaster's Country Houses

  • 16 July 2016 — 31 December 2019 *on now

The Edwardian period was something of a golden age for the country house. However, during the years of the First World War, many great houses became military hospitals or sent sons and estate workers to fight on the front line. Find out how life changed for families and those below-stairs during the War and the years to come.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free admission


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Decorated eggs in basket

Easter Eggstravaganza

  • 27 March 2018 12:30-2:30pm

Have a go making masks, puzzles, mobiles and more with the museum education team this Easter. Find out what eggs have to do with Easter and learn all about the science behind the seasonal sweet treat!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children


£1.50 per child (accompanying adults free)

Decorated eggs in buckets

Egg Rolling at Cusworth Hall

  • 28 March 2018 10am-3pm

Join us for lots of family activities including an Easter egg hunt, decorated egg competition, face painting, bouncy castle and a children's entertainer.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children
Photograph of Cusworth Hall and Gardens

Cusworth Walled Gardens Open Day

  • 29 April 2018 11am-3pm

Don't miss this opportunity to peek inside the Walled Gardens at Cusworth! Explore areas of the park not normally accessible to the public - including the Bowling Pavilion - and take part in fun activities like face painting and croquet.
This event has been organised by the Cusworth Hall Gardens Trust.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
Photograph of Cusworth Hall gatehouse

Museums at Night

  • 16 May 2018 6:30-9:30pm

Visit Cusworth Hall at night for an evening of entertainment! Accompany our Head Gardener on an evening tour of the Park and have a go at our craft activities (designed for adults!) inside the hall.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children


£3.50 per person, contact Cusworth Hall to book.

Dog in Park

Cusworth Woof, Walk & Wag Show

  • 8 July 2018 11am-3pm

Join us to launch our first Dog Show at Cusworth Park. Enter your furry friend in one of our light-hearted categories as our judges decide which Park pooch has the waggiest tail, who is the trendiest dog around, and much more!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
Child dressed as a pirate

Pirates and Princesses

  • 7 August 2018 10am-3pm

The ever-popular family picnic returns again this year for more fancy-dress fun! Dust off the eye patches and crowns and celebrate summer in the grounds of Cusworth Hall. Enjoy entertainers, bouncy castle, face painting, sweetie stalls and more!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Cusworth Hall Museum and Park
Cusworth Hall
Cusworth Lane
South Yorkshire

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01302 782342

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