Doncaster 1914-18

Doncaster 1914–18 marks the centenary of the First World War. The project encourages Doncaster people and those with connections to the area to research and share their own stories.

A series of events, exhibitions and a new website will explore the role the town, its people, and the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, played in the conflict, both at home and on the front line.

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative

Opening hours

Please see our listings for event opening times.

Doncaster Museum opening times:
Monday and Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday to Friday 10am - 4.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 10.30am - 4.00pm

Admission charges

Free of charge

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Doncaster 1914-18 Exhibitions

The Road to Victory Exhibition

  • 12 January 2018 — 1 February 2019 *on now

Follow Yorkshire soldiers along the road to victory, as the stalemate was broken and the First World War finally came to an end.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Doncaster 1914-18 Exhibitions

Keep the Home Fires Burning Exhibition

  • 7 April 2018 — 7 April 2019 *on now

*Due to unforeseen circumstances this exhibition is closed until 21st January 2018* Explore how the war on the Home Front changed the lives of people in Doncaster forever, told through stories and objects shared by Doncaster people. Open Wed-Sun. Closed Mon-Tue.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free exhibition. In Doncaster Museum - open Wednesday - Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

Doncaster 1914-18
Doncaster Museum,
Chequer Road
South Yorkshire

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01302 737339

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.