You are here: Home Our Archives Our Archives Barnsley Archives and Local Studies is based in the Discovery Centre, located within the Town Hall. About Barnsley Archives was founded in 1987 and based in the old Central Library building in Barnsley. Visiting Us On your first visit to the Archives Discovery Centre (based in Barnsley Town Hall), we ask you to register as a user and follow some simple guidelines. Collections Read about the collections and archives we have available. Copying and Reprographics We offer a comprehensive copying service, with copies of documents being supplied in either hard copy or digitally to customers around the world. Contact Us How to contact our Collections and Archive team. Procedures & Policies Please browse our procedures policies which are updated regularly.