Step though a time machine, take part in a quest in the museum, play, sing, make, eat a snack and listen to a story in our action packed weekly sessions for children under 5 and their grown ups.
Experience Barnsley: Museum & Discovery Centre
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. A new exhibition, Tut' 22: the life of Tutankhamun, will open at Experience Barnsley in October to reveal why this part of Yorkshire is such an important ancient Egyptian outpost.
Can you find all our Egyptian LEGO® figures in the museum? Find them all and collect a sticker.
a social group for the over 50s every Thursday 10.30am-12pm
happening in our groovy galleries. Shopping in the town centre? Then give the kids some time to chillax in our 1970s living room and soak up the fab festive vibes.
A talk by Prof. Joann Fletcher with Afternoon Tea
This talk looks at the wide range of sports and games enjoyed by Tutankhamun and his dynasty, from running and swimming to ball games and chariot racing.
Join Digital Journalist of the Year Graham Walker as he talks to Jo and Stephen about their long careers in Egyptology, their research studying the mummies of Tutankhamun’s dynasty, and how science - combined with the latest digital technology - has helped resurrect life in ancient Egypt.