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Experience Barnsley Museum shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award
Experience Barnsley Museum has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award, it was announced today.
Barnsley Archives reaches new highs with the cataloguing of Barnsley Mountaineering Club Records
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.
Tennis Ball Challenge Puts Barnsley Back on Wimbledon Map
Barnsley was the tennis ball manufacturing capital of the world and now it’s back on centre court with a crazy, Wimbledon-themed challenge.
Unique Egyptian Exhibition to Mark 100 Years Since Discovery of Tutankhamen’s Tomb
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.
Barnsley Archives and Local Studies nominated for an Archives and Records Association Excellence Award
Barnsley Archives and Local Studies, based alongside Experience Barnsley Museum in the Town Hall, has been nominated for an Archives and Records Association Excellence Award in the category of Record Keeping Service of the Year.
Barnsley Serves Up Captivating Social History Exhibition
A fascinating exhibition and packed events programme launches next week which tells the unlikely story of how Barnsley became the tennis ball capital of the world.
Co Op’s history celebrated through online exhibition
The Barnsley British Co-Operative society had a massive impact on the town from its opening in 1861. Providing many happy memories for shoppers and workers, it was more than just a local store.
Experience Barnsley’s latest exhibition celebrates the borough and its stories
‘Routed’, a new exhibition celebrating the town’s people and their stories opens at Experience Barnsley on Saturday, 23 October
EXPERIENCE BARNSLEY SHORTLISTED FOR £100,000 ART FUND MUSEUM OF THE YEAR 2021
Experience Barnsley has been selected as one of the five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021, the world’s largest museum prize.