The Magic of Middle-earth

Journey beyond the books to discover the artistic legacy of J.R.R. Tolkien’s incredible fantasy world. The Magic Of Middle-earth is a major exhibition on display at Experience Barnsley Museum. Celebrating the fantasy world brought to life by J.R.R. Tolkien, and the generations of writers, artists, musicians, film makers, environmentalists and game designers it has influenced. Discover a magical treasure trove of over 200 rare objects and artworks and some incredible links to Barnsley! Family fun for all ages, from little halflings to wizened wizards.

Free Entry

You can now take a virtual exhibition tour and hear from collector and curator Matt Fox

As part of the exhibition we asked you to share your Tolkien themed memorabilia with us, thank you to everyone who submitted their photographs which Matt Fox has reviewed in this video.