Barnsley Museums online shop

Take a look at the Barnsley Museums online shop. You will find lots of unique gift ideas many with a Barnsley theme. You can also purchase tickets to many of our wonderful events.

Barnsley Archives and Local Studies

Barnsley Archives and Local Studies collects, preserves and makes available the documentary heritage of the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley.


Our museums give children of all ages the opportunity to discover new things and feel inspired. Young people like museum visits as they help improve relationships with classmates and teachers, giving them the chance to get to know each other better in a unique environment.

Stories of the Somme

Marking the centenary of the First World War, Stories From The Somme tells the story of the bloodiest battle in British Army's history through the eyes of local people.

Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre

Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre is dedicated to the history and people of the borough.  It is an inspiring place for all the family to visit.  There is lots of fun to be had in the interactive galleries and the Discovery Centre holds priceless treasures.

Events & Exhibitions


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Have a scarily good time at Barnsley Museums this half term

Visitors will have a frightfully good time at Barnsley Museums this half term. There will be everything from bats, baking, sketching and monster masks to lantern making, storytelling, terrifying trails and Maleficent's Halloween Ball, plus much more.

Experience Barnsley

Best boots forward - Find out more about Barnsley Football Club at the towns Museum

This October half-term, visitors to Experience Barnsley will be treated to a new and exciting redisplay about Barnsley Football Club. On display will be objects and memorabilia which reflect the clubs historic milestones, including their promotion to the Premiership in 1997 and to the Championship in 2016.

Experience Barnsley