Enjoy a Victorian Christmas at Cannon Hall Museum

Enjoy and authentic Victorian Christmas at Cannon Hall. The house will be beautifully decorated and there will be lots to enjoy from baking in the kitchens, storytelling, to visits from Santa. It's the perfect place to enjoy the festive season.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Latest News

Cannon Hall Museum reveals new entrance

The transformation of Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens continues with the arrival of its new glass entrance. The old porch was removed and has been replaced with a stunning glass extension to the front of the building, making it more accessible to the thousands of people who visit each year.

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Final instalment of Barnsley Museums ancient Egyptian extravaganza on display

Barnsley Museums’ season celebrating ancient Egypt will enter its final stage on Saturday, 28 October. The third exhibition guest curated by Professor Joann Fletcher will open at Cannon Hall, rounding off the fascinating look into Yorkshire’s connections with the legendary land.

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Cannon Hall closed throughout September for improvements

From Monday, 4 September Cannon Hall will be temporarily closed to the public in order to make improvements to the entrance and reception area. Work will take place throughout September and will see the building’s front porch removed and replaced with a new glazed entrance.

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