Cannon Hall Museum


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Bark House Lane Cawthorne
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S75 4AT
England

  • Phone: 01226 790270

For two hundred years Cannon Hall was home to the Spencer Stanhope family. From the 1760's the architect John Carr of York was commissioned to extend and alter the house while the designer Richard Woods was hired to landscape the parks and gardens.

Further information

Opening Hours:

The museum is open all year for school visit, events, weddings, conferences, booked guided tours and group visits. February half-term: April to October: Closed Mondays except for Bank Holidays. Tue to Fri, 10am to 4pm. Weekends, 11am to 4pm. November to 24th December: Weekends only, 12noon to 4pm. February half term to 31st March: Weekends only 12pm to 4pm Opening times – Cannon Hall Park and Gardens Cannon Hall Park and Gardens are open all year round. Please note the Walled Garden is locked every night and also some weekends during the winter months.

Charges:

Free admission Charge for some events

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Friends Group

Services:

  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Sign language interpretation available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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