Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Explore natural history, archaeology, local history, fine art and more at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery. A varied programme of exhibitions runs throughout the year in the Art Gallery, while Doncaster Museum charts the history of the town from the Ice Age to the present day.

Visit the Heritage Doncaster website for more information about Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery.

What's on

Find out more about events and exhibitions at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.

Opening hours:

  • Wednesday to Friday- 10am to 4:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday- 10:30am to 4.15pm
  • Monday and Tuesday- closed

Last admission 15 minutes before closing.

Opening hours may vary throughout the year, please check before visiting. 

How to find us

Admission

Admission is free at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.

Car parking

Free parking is available to visitors. Please be sure to register your car at the museum reception. For further information, see the car parks leaflet attached to this page.

Bus and train

Easily reached from the town centre, a 10 minute walk from the Interchange, straight up Hallgate, right at the traffic lights, and then left at the mini roundabout down Chequer Road. The number 58 bus from the Interchange stops on route.

Accessibility

Please download the Access Statement and The Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery Story for full details 

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Simply fill in the eform below with your details, indicate what activities you are interested in and we will email you information:

Donations to the museum

Contact the museum on 01302 734293 and they will put you in touch with the appropriate member of staff to arrange an appointment. Please do not bring objects into the museum without an appointment.

Donors of objects at Doncaster Museum Service

Doncaster Museum Service is undergoing a review of its collections, which will involve the removal from its collections (de-accessioning) of some items that are no longer required. We would therefore like to contact the original donors of the objects concerned before 30th June 2018. A list of these donors is attached in the download below. If you are one of these donors, or a relation and would like further information, please contact Laura Trinogga, Collections Registrar on 01302 734293, laura.trinogga@doncaster.gov.uk

Donor list
Download (15KB - DOCX)
Doncaster Museum Service abides by the Museums Association code of ethics when disposing of objects.

Annual Report

Want to find out more about what Doncaster Heritage Services achieved in 2016/2017? Download our Annual Review below:

DHS Digital Annual Report 2016 - 2017-1

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Volunteering with Heritage Doncaster

Volunteering with Heritage Doncaster is a way to use your skills, discover new ones, share your passion for the past and have fun. Volunteers are vital to support the service and opportunities are varied.  Find out more about volunteering with us on the Heritage Doncaster website.

 

More information

Find out more about Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Cusworth Hall and other heritage sites and services on the Heritage Doncaster website

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Contact details:

For further information, please contact us:

  • email: Heritage@doncaster.gov.uk
  • tel: 01302 734293
  • address: Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, DN1 2AE

 

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Last updated: 25 June 2018 11:22:54