Venue Hire

Many of the beautiful spaces are available to hire for events as well as the gorgeous Cottage Gardens and parklands.


Cannon Hall is a unique venue for weddings and civil partnerships and the perfect setting for your special day. Fantastic photo opportunities can be found both inside the Hall and in the landscaped gardens.

Barnsley Museums online shop

Take a look at the Barnsley Museums online shop. You will find lots of unique gift ideas many with a Barnsley theme. You can also purchase tickets to many of our wonderful events.


Our museums give children of all ages the opportunity to discover new things and feel inspired. Young people like museum visits as they help improve relationships with classmates and teachers, giving them the chance to get to know each other better in a unique environment.

De Morgan Collection

On display in the hall is a hand-picked selection of artworks from the De Morgan Collection. It is an unparalleled collection of work by the late 19th and early 20th century ceramicist William De Morgan and his artist wife Evelyn Pickering De Morgan.

Parks for People Project

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens has secured earmarked funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for major improvements and conservation work around the gardens and park, including the restoration of Cannon Hall's Georgian lakes.

Park Life

Cannon Hall Park and its canine visitors take centre stage in Park Life, a new exhibition created by artists James Brunt and Lena Sass. The exhibition is an intriguing look at our beautiful park from the perspective of the many four legged friends that visit the park regularly.

Cannon Hall Museum Park & Gardens

Cannon Hall is a stunning Georgian country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland and beautiful landscaped gardens. 

It is the perfect day out for all the family.

Events & Exhibitions


Latest News

Celebrate pear day at Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens

Visitors are invited to Cannon Hall on Sunday, 18 September to celebrate Pear Day. The Hall hosts the spectacular free event each year to commemorate the harvest of the historic pears. It takes place in the stunning surroundings of the Walled Kitchen Garden, where the fruit is grown.

Cannon Hall