Come along to our annual Festival of Archaeology event, where this year we are celebrating the Stone Age!
Often described as a jewel in Doncaster’s crown, Cusworth Hall is a beautiful Grade I listed building set in acres of historic parkland. The house was built between 1740 and 1744 for local land owner William Wrightson and recent refurbishments have transformed the Hall into Heritage Doncaster’s social history museum.
Cusworth Hall Museum and Park is the venue for a varied program of seasonal exhibitions, events and activities linked to the history of the Hall and Park.
Guide to the museums and galleries in Doncaster maintained by the council.
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.
Heritage Doncaster's Museum Education Service provide learning opportunities and workshops at Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery and Cusworth Hall & Park. Children can immerse themselves in history and science with workshops on the Stone Age, Ancient Romans, Greeks & Egyptians. Archaeology, Chemistry, Toys, Homes, Seaside, Life in the past and more.
Heritage Doncaster’s education team provide engaging and immersive learning experiences on a variety of topics supporting the national curriculum. Our education officers encourage children to get hands-on with history, science, and art.
The Regimental Gallery of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry is located in the same building as Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.
Work started on the new development in October 2018 and should be complete and open in summer 2020.
Construction of the iconic new building began in October 2018. It is scheduled to be complete in summer 2020.