New - free access to the 1921 census in Barnsley Archives and Barnsley Libraries!
Barnsley Archives and Local Studies is based in the Discovery Centre, located within the Town Hall.
All the latest information; including opening times, contact details and guidance for planning your visit.
Access our online catalogues and read about the fascinating archives and local studies collections we have to offer.
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.
We collect, preserve and make available the documentary heritage of the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley.
Discover in-depth stories about the Barnsley borough from our collections and project work.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barnsley Museums 'What's On' January - March 2023
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