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Coming Home: The Life of Brian Wildsmith

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Coming Home: The Life of Brian Wildsmith

World-renowned children’s book author and illustrator Brian Wildsmith will be celebrated through two new exhibitions at The Cooper Gallery and Experience Barnsley Museum.

Trailblazers and Road Runners Exhibition

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Trailblazers and Road Runners Exhibition

There will be a new display and photography wall at Experience Barnsley Museum that celebrates the history of running in Barnsley.

Barnsley On Film: Barnsley In The 1960s

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Barnsley On Film: Barnsley In The 1960s

Taking you back to the 1960s with a 30 minute compilation film which features parades, Barnsley markets, the emergency services and Barnsley industries.

Relaxed Openings - 20 July

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Relaxed Openings - 20 July

Come along to our relaxed openings, which are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter experience in the museum.

Experience Barnsley Scavenger Hunt

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Experience Barnsley Scavenger Hunt

The Museum is crammed full of weird and wonderful objects! We’ve picked some of our favourite treasures. Can you spot them all?

Treasure Seekers

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Treasure Seekers

From hidden Roman hoards to lost books from a bygone age, Experience Barnsley Museum is crammed full with treasure.

Barnsley On Film: Heart of The Wood

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Barnsley On Film: Heart of The Wood

Exploring the Past, Present and Future of Mining Communities A teenage girl and her younger brother go on an epic and magical underground quest to fight for the life of their grandfather.

Barnsley On Film: Audio Described Films

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Barnsley On Film: Audio Described Films

Watch a selection of our films which have been audio described by Vocal Eyes. These include digital reconstructions of Eldon Street in the 1960s and a tour of Victorian Elsecar