Doncaster Museum


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Chequer Road
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN1 2AE
England

Doncaster Museum is full of exciting collections depicting various aspects of natural history, archaeology, and local history. Visitors are invited to take a journey around the museum by the ‘River and Road' route and discover the history of one of England's oldest towns. Our Museum Education service provides school workshops throughout the year and a museum loans service. There is also a reminiscence collection available for loan to the elderly and community groups. *Accredited Museum (MLA), Heritage Lottery Funded, Arts Council England funded. *Lift, Baby change, Refreshment machine, wheelchair access, on site car park. Doncaster Art Gallery and the regimental museum of the King's own Light Infantry are also located within the museum building.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays Wednesday to Friday 10:00 - 16:30 Saturday and Sunday 10:30 - 16:15 Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Charges:

Admission Free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Gardens open to public
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • 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
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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