Our Archives

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Barnsley Archives and Local Studies is based in the Discovery Centre, located within the Town Hall.

Visiting Us

Visiting Us

All the latest information; including opening times, contact details and guidance for planning your visit.

Collections

Collections

Access our online catalogues and read about the fascinating archives and local studies collections we have to offer.

Projects

Projects

Our funded projects provide you with the chance to get involved. It also gives us the opportunity to share some great online resources! Why not volunteer with us as part of our latest digital project or explore the history of the Barnsley Co-op and our local non-conformist collections.

About Us

About Us

We collect, preserve and make available the documentary heritage of the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley.

Blogs

Blogs

Discover in-depth stories about the Barnsley borough from our collections and project work.

Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Find out more about how we manage and provide access to our collections. This includes our collecting and access polices and copying services.

Open: Mon, Wed-Fri 10am-4pm; Tue 10am-6pm; tel: 01226 773950; email: archives@barnsley.gov.uk

Download our 'What's On' guide here!

Download our 'What's On' guide here!

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