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.

Weddings

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.

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.

Venue Hire

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

Learning

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.

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

Collections

Latest News

The internationally famous Caravan Gallery shines a spotlight on Wombwell

Barnsley Museums have invited artists and photographers Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale to bring their unique mobile gallery to the streets of Wombwell. Their bright yellow caravan - a lovingly reincarnated1969 Bluebird Europe - will make its Wombwell debut on the High Street next to Gabby’s Florists on Saturday 14 September during the Heritage Open Day weekend. Further market day appearances will follow over the course of a month.

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CANNON HALL’S EXHIBITION PLANS ARE ‘BLOOMING’

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens have announced that a very special exhibition will be arriving to the Hall in late summer next year. They look forward to hosting the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) touring exhibition number thirteen, which for the very first time will see artwork displayed both inside and outside the Hall. Work included is exquisite, hand-picked pieces from a selection of award-winning entries.

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Double win for Barnsley Museums of prestigious Sandford Award

Cannon Hall Museum and Elsecar Heritage Centre, two of Barnsley Museums’ five fantastic free sites have secured a Sandford Award for Heritage Education. This was given for their outstanding learning programme and facilities available to school visits.

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