Experience Barnsley is now re-open.
Open Monday - Friday 9am until 4pm. Saturday 10am until 3:30pm. Barnsley Archives and Discovery Centre - Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 10am until 4pm. Tuesdays 10am until 6pm
Town Hall, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2TA
Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre
Barnsley Museums will be serving up a treat with this celebration of all things Slazenger. At the world famous factory, found right here in Barnsley, brilliant balls were made, later travelling to all the top tournaments, right across the world!
‘Cap-Tin’ - Barnsley Canister Company
Our new exhibition Barnsley Serves The World: Stories From The Slazenger Factory - is now open!
Packed with wonderful memories and stories about life in th factory, it showcases what made it such a special place for the people who worked there and the town!
The records of the Barnsley Mountaineering Club, which were kindly donated in 2021, have been meticulously catalogued by the Barnsley Archives team for researchers to use.
Barnsley was the tennis ball manufacturing capital of the world and now it’s back on centre court with a crazy, Wimbledon-themed challenge.
With this year marking the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922, Barnsley is set to celebrate with a unique exhibition.
Find out more about Barnsley’s stories, collections and communities.