Welcome to Barnsley Arts, Museums and Archives online catalogue.

Our collections are an inspiring variety of historical material and works of art. At Experience Barnsley discover the story of Barnsley from prehistoric times to the present day through original archives, photographs, sound, film, social history and archaeology collections. At the Cooper Gallery and Cannon Hall Museum the wealth of art treasures to enjoy includes paintings, drawings, ceramics, glass, metalwork and furniture.

Use the Search button to find something in particular or click ‘Browse the Collection’ for some highlights from our varied collections of archive documents and museum objects and paintings. We’re working hard to make all our collections available online. If you cannot find what you’re looking for get in touch at archives@barnsley.gov.uk

Browse the collection