Barnsley Museums Announce New Opening Times

Barnsley Museums have announced new opening times for four of their free heritage attractions across the borough. These changes will take effect from Monday, 8 April.


The new opening times are as follows:


  • Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens

Museum opening times;

Easter to Christmas, Thursday to Sunday 11am to 4pm

School holidays Monday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm.

Closed Christmas to Easter.

Park and Gardens open all year round.

  • Worsbrough Mill and Country Park

Mill open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 3pm

Country Park open all year round.

  • Elsecar Heritage Centre

Visitor Centre open Monday to Sunday, 10.30am to 3.30pm.

  • Experience Barnsley Museum

Tuesday to Friday 10am – 4pm

Saturday, 10am to 3.30pm.


Cllr Robin Franklin, Cabinet Person in charge of Regeneration and Culture, said: “Barnsley has a varied and rich heritage that spans the entire borough. These small adjustments to the Museums opening times will lead to more events and activities during peak times for visitors. We appreciate the value of Culture and how it benefits Barnsley and our Museums are a key part of this offer. Great for a free day out, there are things to do and see all year round.”


Barnsley Museums showcase the borough rich history and offer a range of exhibitions, events, activities and learning opportunities for visitors of all ages and interests. The new opening times will ensure that the museums are accessible and convenient for everyone.


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