Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery was opened in 1964 to display important collections of natural history, archaeology, local history, fine and decorative art. There is also a large and varied temporary exhibition programme throughout the year, as well as special activities for all ages.
- 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.
Christmas and New Year opening hours.
Please note that Doncaster Musuem & Art Gallery will be closed to the public from 4.15 on Sunday 24th December, re-opening at 10am on Wednesday 3rd January.
Cusworth Hall will remain open over the holiday period, please see their website for specific opening hours.
Admission is free at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.
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.
Please download the Access Statement and The Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery Story for full details
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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.
Want to find out more about what Doncaster Heritage Services achieved in 2016/2017? Download our Annual Review below:
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Volunteering with Doncaster Heritage Services
Volunteering with Doncaster Heritage Services 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.
Over 50 volunteers have already given their time for a number of reasons, including students who are looking to build their own skills, job seekers who want to gain relevant experience and those who are looking for a different way to spend their retirement.
Find out more about our current opportunities here.
- What's on at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery
- Room hire page
- Doncaster Museums service
- School visits at the Museum
- Doncaster 1914-18
- Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum
- Volunteer with Doncaster Heritage Services
For further information, please contact us:
- email: museumD@doncaster.gov.uk
- tel: 01302 734293
- address: Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, DN1 2AE
We’re supporting the Get Kids Out Learning campaign this summer, keeping young people active by connecting them with attractions in their area.
- Access Statement for Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery
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- Doncaster Museum Art Gallery Story
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