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.

The future of Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Please go to: to find out more about the future of the current building.

What's on

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

View our latest exhibitions.

Opening hours:

  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday - Closed
  • Wednesday - Closed
  • Thursday - 10am to 4:30pm
  • Friday - 10am to 4:30pm
  • Saturday - 10:30am to 4pm
  • Sunday - Closed

Last admission 15 minutes before closing.

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

How to find us


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.


Please download the Access Statement and The Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery Story for full details.  Please note the first floor of the museum (containing the art gallery) is not currently accessible to people with mobility issues.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Join the mailing list

Sign up to our mailing list to receive updates on museum news and events.  Subscribe via the Heritage Doncaster website.

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.

Annual Report

Want to find out more about what Heritage Doncaster achieved in the past year? Download our Annual Report below:

Heritage Doncaster Annual Report 2017-18

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:
  • tel: 01302 734293
  • address: Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, DN1 2AE


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Last updated: 18 October 2019 11:17:26